During the pandemic, the public coming-together of differences has ghosted the city. Follow us on a performative ghost hunt, from invisible backyards and shadow kitchens, feeding an urban infrastructure, to the ghost work done on the remote shores of Lisbon. Join us in questioning controlling codes that privately aim to predefine urban futures; and in discovering the resistive fights for liberation in its ghosted cracks, in (virtual) otherwise worlds.
The paper presentation discusses how invisible information inequalities and ‘data wealth’ are monopolized and materialized in the city. How do they influence urban everyday life and our perception of urbanity? In which way do delivery services symbolize the capitalization of urban space (production)?