In this article, Ekaterina Bogdanova and Antje Jacobs set to explore how the life in The Hague would transform if its urban experience had ceased to be human-centered. To do so, they conducted a speculative ethnography of a multispecies The Hague, where humans and nonhumans co-create and co-habit the public spaces.
Ekaterina Bogdanova is a master’s student of Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology at Maastricht University. She received a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Anthropology from Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia. Her current research focuses on digital ecologies and knowledge infrastructures. In her free time, she enjoys a good indie videogame.
Antje Jacobs is a master’s student of Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology at Maastricht University. She has a background in art history and archaeology with a main emphasis on Belgian contemporary art. Her work focuses specifically on how artists and art museums can interrelate with science and technology.