With the opening of the Bloomingdale Trail and the demolition of Brach’s Candy Factory, Chicago has been revitalizing places once forgotten. There are still a few places preserved, but be sure to get there quickly before these places are built over too. 212 more words
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Doing Things with Art
“Draw you a freedom” 2,373 more words
Street art created by young South Africans, those born after apartheid regime, provides a fascinating glimpse into contemporary South African reality, struggling with identity formation and historical memory.
I’ve recently read Eric’s essay ‘Psychogeography: Introducing the Zone and the March-Riever’ (available here – the pdf link is in the first paragraph) and having traded a few emails with Eric earlier this week I thought I’d offer up a brief summary of Eric’s standpoint, its innovations and a slight niggle I have on one aspect of his formulation of a ‘new’ form of psychogeographer, the ‘March-Riever’. 618 more words