White Plague is written by Czech novelist Karel Capek in 1937. Written at a time of increasing threat from Nazi Germany to Czechoslovakia, it portrays a human response to a tense, prewar situation in an unnamed country that greatly resembles Germany with one extra addition: an incurable white disease, a form of leprosy, is selectively killing off people older than 45. (Wikipedia)5 This project is raised by Prague Quadrennial, using “The White Plague” to resonate with the Covid situation, taking inspiration from what we currently encounter to create a speculative design according to the script, with a limit of 20 pages to demonstrate your idea.
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