Psychogeography
Psychogeography is an approach to geography that emphasizes playfulness and "drifting" around urban environments. It has links to the Situationist International. Psychogeography was defined in 1955 ...
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The urban explorers of the ex-USSR
Exploring the grandiose buildings and industrial infrastructure left over from the USSR is a popular pastime for some young people - but not the faint-hearted...
20 Amazing Abandoned Mansions
All over the world, grand mansions, stately homes and other opulent residences that have fallen into ruin are reminders of an elegant past and the changing nature of the times. Underscoring both a ric...
Dérive
In psychogeography, a dérive ([/de.ʁiv/], "drift") is an unplanned journey through a landscape, usually urban, on which the subtle aesthetic contours of the surrounding architecture and geography subc...
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Buildering
Buildering (also known as edificeering, urban climbing, structuring, or stegophily) describes the act of climbing on the outside of buildings and other artificial structures. The word "buildering" is ...
Paul Conneally
Paul Terence Conneally (born 1959 in Sheffield, United Kingdom) is a poet, artist and musician based in Loughborough, UK.
In the field of poetry Conneally is best known for his haiku and haiku-rel...
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The urban explorers of the ex-USSR
Exploring the grandiose buildings and industrial infrastructure left over from the USSR is a popular pastime for some young people - but not the faint-hearted...
Space Hijackers
The Space Hijackers is a group originating in the United Kingdom that defines itself as "an international band of anarchitects who battle to save our streets, towns and cities from the evils of urban ...
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Spatialization
Spatialization (spatialisation) can refer to the spatial forms that social activities and material things, phenomena or processes take on. This term related to geography, sociology, urban planning an...
Nottingham Psychogeographical Unit
The Nottingham Psychogeographical Unit was founded in Nottingham, England, in 1994, by Onesto Lusso, Minky Harry, and Dade Fasic. It produced videos, writings and mental maps based on psychogeography....
Détournement
A détournement ([detuʁnəmɑ̃], French for "rerouting", "hijacking") is a technique developed in the 1950s by the Letterist International, and later adapted by the Situationist International (SI), that ...
Will Self
William Woodard "Will" Self (born 26 September 1961) is an English author, journalist and television personality.Self is the author of ten novels, five collections of shorter fiction, three novellas a...
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Iain Sinclair
Iain Sinclair FRSL (born 11 June 1943) is a British writer and filmmaker. Much of his work is rooted in London, most recently within the influences of psychogeography.
Sinclair was born in Cardiff...
Ralph Rumney
Ralph Rumney (5 June 1934 – 6 March 2002) was an English artist, born in Newcastle Upon Tyne.In 1957 lifelong conscientious objector Rumney was one of the co-founders of the London Psychogeographical ...
Oktophonie
Oktophonie (Octophony) is a 1991 octophonic electronic-music composition by Karlheinz Stockhausen. A component layer of act 2 of the opera Dienstag aus Licht, it may also be performed as an independen...
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Concret PH
Concret PH (1958) is a musique concrète piece by Iannis Xenakis, originally created for the Philips Pavilion (designed by Xenakis as Le Corbusier's assistant) and heard as audiences entered and exited...
SFZero
SFZero or SF0 is a web-based community game invented in San Francisco. It is a type of alternate reality game. SFZero players earn points by completing a wide variety of different tasks, often with a...
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Space in landscape design
Space in landscape design refers to theories about the meaning and nature of space as a volume and as an element of design. The concept of space as the fundamental medium of landscape design grew from...
Urban exploration
Urban exploration (often shortened as urbex or UE) is the exploration of man-made structures, usually abandoned ruins or not usually seen components of the man-made environment. Photography and histor...
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Spirit of place
Spirit of place (or soul) refers to the unique, distinctive and cherished aspects of a place; often those celebrated by artists and writers, but also those cherished in folk tales, festivals and celeb...
Hashima Island
Hashima Island (端島, or Hashima — -shima is a Japanese suffix for island), commonly called Gunkanjima (軍艦島; meaning Battleship Island), is an abandoned island lying about 15 kilometers (9...
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Patrick Keiller
Patrick Keiller (born 1950) is a British film-maker, writer and lecturer.
Keiller was born in 1950, in Blackpool and studied at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. In 1...
Gil J Wolman
Gil Joseph Wolman (Paris, 1929 – Paris, 1995) was a French artist. His work encompassed painting, poetry and film-making. He was a member of Isidore Isou's avant garde Letterist movement in the early ...
Providence Initiative for Psychogeographic Studies
Providence Initiative for Psychogeographic Studies (PIPS), sometimes referred to as "People Interested in Participatory Societies," is a small collective of artists in Providence, Rhode Island which p...
Ley line
Ley lines /leɪ laɪnz/ are supposed alignments of numerous places of geographical and historical interest, such as ancient monuments and megaliths, natural ridge-tops and water-fords. The phrase was co...
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Luther Blissett (nom de plume)
Luther Blissett is a multiple-use name, an "open pop star" informally adopted and shared by hundreds of artists and activists all over Europe and the Americas since 1994. The pseudonym first appeared ...
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Rachel Lichtenstein
Rachel Lichtenstein is a writer, artist and archivist.In 1999 she wrote Rodinsky's Room with Iain Sinclair, and since then she has published Rodinsky's Whitechapel (1999) and On Brick Lane (2007). Thi...
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Letterist International
The Letterist International (LI) was a Paris-based collective of radical artists and theorists between 1952 and 1957. It was created by Guy Debord as a schism from Isidore Isou's Letterist group. The ...
Psy-Geo-Conflux
Psy-Geo-Conflux (better known as Conflux) is an annual New York City festival dedicated to psychogeography, where visual, performance and sound artists, writers, urban adventurers, researchers and the...