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MArch Architecture (ARB/RIBA part II)

Tousif Islam

Phantoms of Propaganda

The more viral something is, the more likely we believe it to be true - even when false. This project attempts to engineer consent through the manipulation of Virality. Using the concept of a Phantom alongside a surreal Magritte painting, the architectural proposal is an invisible system generating memes that are made viral by fake popularity systems to potentially create propaganda.