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Joseph-Lester, Jaspar, King, Simon, Amy, Blier-Carruthers and Bottazzi, Roberto, 2017, Show, Exhibition or Event, Launch/research event - Walking Cities: London

Abstract or Description:

The launch of Walking Cities: London, edited by Jaspar Joseph-Lester, Simon King, Amy Blier-Carruthers and Roberto Bottazzi, and published by Camberwell Press.

Through bringing together a new interdisciplinary field of artists, writers, architects, musicians, human geographers and philosophers Walking Cities: London considers how urban walking informs and triggers new processes of making, thinking, researching and communicating. In particular, the book examines how the city contains narratives, knowledge and contested materialities that are best accessed through the act of walking. Ultimately, Walking Cities: London seeks to understand the wider significance of changing geographies to generate critical questions and creative perspectives for navigating the social and political impact of rapid urban change.

The launch features contributions from four of the contributors to the book: Sean Ashton, Douglas Murphy, Rosana Antoli and Peter Sheppard Skærved.

Contributors:
ContributionNameRCA ID
CollaboratorAshton, SeanUNSPECIFIED
ArchitectMurphy, DouglasUNSPECIFIED
ArtistAntoli, RosanaUNSPECIFIED
MusicianSheppard Skærved, PeterUNSPECIFIED
Official URL: https://www.theshowroom.org/events/walking-cities-...
Subjects: Creative Arts and Design > W100 Fine Art > W190 Fine Art not elsewhere classified
School or Centre: School of Arts & Humanities
Funders: The Show Room
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2018 14:50
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2018 15:48
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/3277

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