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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
Walking Inside Out is the first text that attempts to merge the work of literary and artist practitioners with academics to critically explore the state of psychogeography today. The collection explores contemporary psychogeographical practices, shows how a critical form of walking can highlight easily overlooked urban phenomenon, and examines the impact that everyday life in the city has on the individual.
Through a variety of case studies, it offers a British perspective of international spaces, from the British metropolis to the post-communist European city. By situating the current strand of psychogeography within its historical, political and creative context along with careful consideration of the challenges it faces Walking Inside Out offers a vision for the future of the discipline.
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
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Author notes provided by SyndeticsTina Richardson is an independent scholar and guest lecturer in the field of psychogeography and urban semiology. She completed her PhD research at the University of Leeds, developing her own psychogeographical methodology called schizocartography. She ran Leeds Psychogeography Group from 2009 to 2013 and worked on a collaboration exploring the semiotics of the British seaside, "Reading the Arcades/Reading the Promenades."
Tina has had a number of articles published, including in Spaces and Flows and disClosure . She has presented a number of conference papers, for example at 'Situationist Aesthetics: The SI, Now' (University of Sussex) and was the invited speaker at the Land 2 Symposium "Close to Home: Artists Reconsider the Local" (Leeds). Tina acted as co-editor for Parallax and associate editor for Spaces and Flows: An International Journal of Urban and Extraurban Studies. She featured on Radio 4 as a psychogeographer and in the local press in regards to a recent psychogeographical talk she presented on the musician Nick Drake.
Tina runs a blog dedicated to Psychogeography and Cultural Theory called Particulations: http://particulations.blogspot.co.uk/ which she has been writing since 2009, in addition to a website oriented around her own form of psychogeography: www.schizocartography.org and a research-based twitter account @concretepost.