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loopcity

Describing the city through repeated everyday actions In his novel L’Innommable Beckett describes a strange world made up from a complex system of repetitive cyclical events. What is described as social architecture – the spatial / temporal organisation of everyday life- is often very similar to this: people do the same things at the same time. They follow the same routes in regular periods. Sometimes when riding the tram, visiting a cafe or going to the supermarket I recognize strangers who seem to live in…

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Routine Pathways

three women describe their daily routine pathways, giving insight in how personal practice shapes the perception of the city. The interactive diagram juxtaposes their descriptions with “objective” way descriptions from a navigation system. By highlighting the time a person spends talking about a specific section of her path in relation to the sections actual length, the diagram captures the focal points of personal subjective spaces. The project was developed as part of the EMARE artist in residency at the Werkleitz gesellschaft. It can be viewed…

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