HUMAN BODY AS AN UNDESIRED HERITAGE?

How is the porn industry involved in speeding up the evolution of haptic technologies? How close are we to perfectly synthesizing our senses?

CAN YOU FEED YOUR COAT?

Fashion designer Linda Havrlíková on how wool and its productions eats up the land even though it's no longer worn by the sheep.

JE NE SUIS PAS RENTRÉ

An essay on the boundaries and etymology of domestic space written by Jonas Vansteenkiste.

HERITAGE

An introduction to and a breakdown of SWARM Mag's first thematic cycle of articles of 2020 – HERITAGE – and what can you expect from it. HERITAGE will run until May.

AFTER THE BUBNY TRAIN STATION

One of the brownfields of Prague – the Bubny train station – which is surrounded by Letná and Holešovice quarters, is disappearing. In the next decade, it is supposed to be replaced by a new residential district for 25,000 people, 11,000 flats, 5,000 schoolkids...

THE XENOPHOBIC ATTITUDE OF POST-SOVIET COUNTRIES

A soft-toned photo series by Johana Kasalická leads us through a landscape where a mere passive existence might be perceived as a misplaced threat.

FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF A HIVE

Having a dream about loneliness or waking up lonely. Where is everyone? A SWARM-inspired poem by Tomáš Roček that, in turn, inspired tailor-made illustrations by Nikolas Petrlík. Follow the Queen.

THE ONTOLOGY OF A CROP TOP

The night before creating my first crop top was preceded by a day of pondering the mask with which I would cover my face. The act of revealing the belly and accepting an aspect of clothing conventionally considered feminine, was preceded by hiding the face

POST–SOVIET: OTHERNESS AND THE AESTHETIC OF DISAPPEARANCE

Why is it that our Instagram feed and fancy farfetched wish-lists are suddenly flooded with Cyrillic adorned football wear and brutalist repurposed cold war buildings?

THERE IS SOMETHING WRONG WITH YOUR DEVICE

Through the practice of wandering, I am attentive to the disruptions in our daily environments and ephemeral moments.
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