The writings in this section are a sample, but are connected. Both pieces reflect interests in negotiating ways round London, a cosmopolitan city, a space of ‘becoming’. There will be more by and by.
The Contemporary Flaneuse
This was written as an investigation as to whether there can be such a being as a ‘Contemporary Flaneuse’.
Ornament, memory and the cosmopolitan city
This piece was written as a meditation on the theme opened in ‘The Contemporary Flaneuse’, as to the way in which the paths created by urban pattern and ornament are laden with different kinds of meaning.
The Arrow as Icon: drawing complexity
This paper engages with the question as to whether traditional epistemological schemes can be addressed through drawing or whether drawing challenges these schemes with visions of its own: how aware we are of conventions: and whether this matters.