no outlet :: a visual project


no outlet mapthis project, in press at Visual Communication, explores Miami’s Upper Eastside, an eclectic stretch of 20-some city blocks in one of the nation’s “global cities,” for a critical visual analysis that uses mapping and photography to explore how neoliberalism is communicated by being embedded and hidden in geography

in this neighborhood, what appears to be its borders and boundaries that block off one neighborhood from another such as fences and posts, walls and bushes, and pockets of stop, turn, and “NO OUTLET ” signs represent tangible outcomes of neoliberal narratives told through politics and in the press to privatize, securitize, and naturalize social control in public space

here, find

:: 360-degree images of the neighborhoods

:: maps showing the spaces’ demographics

:: a photo essay