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In 2018, Amazon Prime Air launched. Using drone technology the company began globally delivering products to online shoppers from Amazon.com’s warehouses. Soon after its launch an error in the drones’ software began sending packages programmed to be delivered at geographical coordinates in Valdez, a remote town in Alaska, to Rilao, a forgotten island disconnected from the known world since the early 1900s.

A designated group on the island have taken the task of exploring what functions, or new-found conventions can be discovered in modern and globalised commercial objects based on Rilao’s almost utilitarian ideology.

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Curated by of Royal College of Art.


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