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Deep Time Sickness

In Noema, Lachlan Summers investigates the long-lasting effects earthquakes have had on Mexico City’s denizens — aftershocks that manage to be both physical and psychological. These are the tocado, the “touched,” forever in fear of the next stage of dissolution. For buildings in Mexico City, destruction is seldom an absolute condition. Residents, and especially people who are tocado, attune […]