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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