Birkbeck Cinema, Gordon Square Free, but please register at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-shard-financing-space-and-life-tickets-37535516741 The Shard: the spectacle of financing space and life The city landscape has always been marked by networks of buildings, monuments, statues, ‘heterotopias’, and so forth, through which the possibilities of how the city was to be occupied and used were constantly woven and developed. …… […]
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Shannon Mattern, Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media – now out with University of Minnesota Press. A breathtaking tour through thousands of years of urban life and its attendant technologies, rewriting the history of our cities Offering powerful new ways of thinking about our…
I picked up “thinking through the skin” and it had a cover of an open palm of a hand. I never open my hand like that. My skin used to crack open to object the passing of time. It used to get irritated during the changing seasons of spring and autumn, form very tiny blisters then […]
I have stumbled through this while doing some internet flaneuring (a.k.a procrastinating). A monthly newsletter dedicated only to dust, written by Jay Ownes. The topics seem really interesting, I plan to take a deep look one I take a break sometime in the foreseeable future I hope: http://tinyletter.com/hautepop/archive. She has argued for the importance and magnificence […]
Cairo looking really pretty in this 1884 map!
Call for proposals, Special issue of Arabian Humanities n°11: Urban Images and Imaginaries: Cities of the Arabian Peninsula through their representations Deadline for sending proposals extended to: July 10, 2017 http://cy.revues.org/3344
In the weekend I read a candid book on ethics and research. No, not that kind of book. A candid book. One that demands you to untie your bundled self. I knew what the book was about, I have been tentatively trying to walk between the legs of similar texts, uncertain whether or not I […]