Posted by: chunkaiqun | December 11, 2009

Our concerns

We are concerned with the rapid pace of urban development, especially the adverse effects on the environment and the behaviour of its inhabitants.

We are also fascinated with the Situationist practice of dérive or psychogeography.

Situationist International head honcho Guy Debord defined psychogeography  in 1955 as “the study of the precise laws and specific effects of the geographical environment, consciously organized or not, on the emotions and behavior of individuals.”

Another definition is “a whole toy box full of playful, inventive strategies for exploring cities… just about anything that takes pedestrians off their predictable paths and jolts them into a new awareness of the urban landscape.”

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