urbanculturalstudies:

life as a creative act (work of art)
La vida como un acto creativo

Originally posted on foucauldian rhythm:

How can one “claim space”?

Spatial studies in a nutshell, from my understanding, with a little help from Henri Lefebvre:

Spatial studies draws upon a multi-disciplinary understanding of the various interlocutors, both physically and symbolically, that live, interact, and ascribe meaning onto a particular space. By understanding “(social) space as a (social) product,” Henri Lefebvre alludes to the way in which spaces become inhabited with both historical memory and continued interpreted reality through their social use.  A relationship is cultivated between the overhead aesthetic landscape, intersecting daily realities of pedestrians, and complex symbolisms of how the space is continuously lived and experienced.

E.g. CADA:

In 1981, at the beginning of the second decade of the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile, a multidisciplinary performance art group called CADA (el Colectivo de Acciones de Arte, the Art Actions Collective) once dropped 400,000 flyers from six planes across the capital city of…

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