In Psychoanalysis, uncanny doesn’t mean merely “mysterious” or “unsettling,” but refers specifically to a feeling of strange familiarity. “Uncanny Valley” is a term used to describe the negative emotional response triggered by highly convincing humanoid figures. Doha is the first place I’ve seen that made me wonder — Is this what it would feel like if a city could be an android?

The ongoing series Uncanny Valley is a reflection on what happens to public and private life when there’s nothing shaping the landscape but the will of Capital.