Prerit Gupta

Prerit Gupta

New York, NY, US


Hidden Realities: The Politics of Aesthetics

Undergraduate Thesis (Recipient of Citation for Design Excellence and SOURCE Academic Research Grant)

This thesis uses pre-existing local phenomena in Dubai to construct a near-future scenario where underlying political, economic, and cultural systems are exploited to demonstrate the politics of aesthetics and their ability to alter a context and its existing socio-economic infrastructure. By imposing unfamiliar forms to redistribute the sensible and allow form, composition, and aesthetics to operate politically and project alternative futures.


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Status: School Project
Location: Dubai, AE
Additional Credits: Nashwah Ahmed