Aesthetics Of Exclusion

StreetSwipe featured in NRC newspaper

Dutch newspaper NRC featured StreetSwipe in the news paper of 22nd of September 2020. Which aesthetics do we associate with gentrification? StreetSwipe let’s the audience determine if they think a photo of a storefront of bar should be classified as ‘gentrified’. While swiping, different cities, streets, years and neighbourhoods will be compared on a live webpage that functions as a scoreboard. The subjective input of different groups of users will be used to train different computer models that can recognize and, using so-called Generative Adverserial Networks (GAN’s), generate images that are perceived as gentrified and non-gentrified.

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