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psychogeography

Definitions

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  • n. The study of the effect of geographical factors on the mind or on behaviour

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Examples

  • The term psychogeography the drifts of debord is used alot these days but this captures its essence.

    Drift on Vimeo

  • While familiar with its tenants, the term psychogeography (the investigation of everyday urban life through emerging artistic, technological and social practice) was new to me.

    FreeNYC Daily Events

  • The author also steps, warily, into the realm of "psychogeography" -- a fuzzy postmodern theory derived from the ideas of "situationist" Guy Debord.

    Shoe-Leather Rhapsody

  • Psy-Geo-Conflux 2003 marks the inauguration of an annual event dedicated to current artistic and social investigations in psychogeography.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Psy-Geo-Flux/Geowanking

  • The pretentious word for these enthusiasms is "psychogeography".

    Iain Sinclair: Banned by Labour, invited by Lib Dems

  • What was "psychogeography" as distinct from geography as understood today?

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Tony wasn't afraid to reflect the reality of Yorkshire in the 70s and I was fascinated by the peculiar atmosphere of place; its "psychogeography", where events unfold in such a dark and brutal fashion.

    indieWIRE News

  • Finally, the 'unitary urbanism' advanced by Constant developed two practices dear to the Lettrists and the Situationists alike: the dérive, defined in the SI journal as 'a transient passage through varied ambiances '; and' psychogeography ', defined as' the study of the specific effects of the geographical environment '.

    London Review of Books

  • It briefly falls flat, for example, when Reed makes reference to ‘psychogeography’, a loaded concept degraded through cultural overuse that, although undoubtedly inherent within the work, sounds inauthentic when actually named and nudged up against his own dream geographies.

    Ballardian » Review: Jeremy Reed’s West End Survival Kit

  • It was made for a seminar I taught at the Spatial Information Architecture Laboratory, RMIT University, which attempted to weave connections between mythogeography/psychogeography and Arakawa and Gins.

    Ballardian » Landing Sites

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  • Wondering through cities, making new maps of desires.

    June 10, 2009

  • The study of the effect of geographical factors on the mind or on behaviour. (Wiktionary)

    June 10, 2008