i took a bit of a hiatus from this page to work on numerous other things, such as dreamsyntax.org itself! but i've been keeping up with map news around the world still. there have been a number of exciting developments ...Read More

peoplespotting in east london i have now forgotten the name of the artist whose rows of indistinct squiggles on a page inspired me to actually make face-like squiggles on the page on the way to work each day, thus spawning the ...Read More

guardian has made a heat-sourcing map... in relation to how HOT people feel it is. not how hot it actually is, but how hot people on the internet THINK it is. which reminds me of the #uksnow twitter map. all the ...Read More

is there a singular word which will adequately convey the surprise of seeing an unexpected reflection/self-image (i am looking for a word similar to vertigo?) and is the pursuit of this term doomed to end in some freudian textbook (rather ...Read More

People's Map is a new aerial photography firm which "provides independent mapping of Britain" through user created maps, user/commercially verified map data and a 1940 out of copyright map for reference. their blog includes digitising tips on how to draw ...Read More

From Burial: Unedited Transcript on The Wire: Burial: I love that, like old churchyards, factories, places out of the way. I used to get taken away to the middle of nowhere, by the sea, I love it out there, because when ...Read More

this "infographic" animation style was brought to my attention at work today and it made me realise (1) how much i like this clean textbook style (in the same way i like boards of canada) and (2) its possible to ...Read More

vivid dream about walking down a street and suddenly being "streetcasted" or picked to join a speed singing contest in which the song to be sung was T2's HEARTBROKEN. as i got speedily ushered along to the waiting area by ...Read More

glad i managed to make it down to see the last day of nipan oranniwesna's show at osage, which showed "city of ghosts" - a big talcum powder city, sifted through maps with holes where all the buildings had been ...Read More

working in the CBD amidst the undulating rows of skyscrapers makes me itch and want to carve my name into a tree. but not some temporary and premature sapling that's probably going to be evicted the next time they have ...Read More

now to look back to Naked City, also notably subtitled tournantes en psychogeographique, or turntables of psychogeography: naked city's fragments are linked by arrows, but fragments which are linked to each other are in different orientations and do not have any ...Read More

"Debord's map images a fragmented city that is both the result of multiple restructurings of a capitalist society and the very form of a radical critique of this society. Its figuration of a type of inhabiting is simultaneously related to ...Read More

From the transcription of The Clientele's Losing Haringey: "When I look back at this there’s nothing to grasp, no starting point. I was inside an underexposed photo from 1982 but I was also sitting on a bench in Haringey. Strongest of ...Read More