I am a PhD student in the History and Theory of Architecture at Princeton. I’m interested in researching and writing about how blackness haunts the spatial logics of surveillance, histories of technology, the body, and performance.

02. Hauntings/Ghostly Architectures of Migration

What do ghost stories and haunted houses tell us about architecture’s current relationship with capital? This essay looks at how two recent films, Atlantics (2019) and His House (2020), narrate the physical and psychological horrors of migration, exploited labor, and housing.