suckerPUNCH: Describe your project.
olya PISKUN: This project argues for the reprogramming of urban construction infrastructure based on a localized response to nomadic networks of workers in Dubai. In recent years, globalization has led to increased levels of migrant construction workers around the world. Migrant construction workers in Dubai account for fifty percent of the working class in the United Arab Emirates. However, all expatriates in Dubai, even those born in Dubai, are on short-term, renewable visas, living in overcrowded conditions.