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Walking's New Movement



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Among other things, Phil Smith proposes: * An unravelling of psychogeography from its early roots, assessing its contribution to the state of the walking arts, and looking forwards/around to what might come next. * a partial mapping of the 'evolution' of walking that looks at 'stages' in that evolution. * a helicopter view that allows walking artist/practitioners to place themselves in historical and artistic context. * important new ideas about abusive semi-public spaces (in the wake of scandals in the UK and elsewhere involving public figures, the church and others) - suggesting how radical walking can act against 'the spectacle' and power. * a compelling theory about romanticism and the postmodern in relation to walking. * a World Brain for walking.# * strategies, tactics and a full manifesto for Radical Walking.

Product code: 9781909470699

ISBN 9781909470699
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H203xW127
No. Of Pages 108
Publisher Triarchy Press
A book about developments in walking and walk-performance for enthusiasts, practitioners, students and academics. Phil Smith considers where things are at for walking (as art and as performance), psychogeography, and the use and abuse of public space.