City in Literature Pt 1 – The City as Literature
A short history of avant-garde artists wanting the city as their writing material.
City in Literature lecture slides, 1st part
City in Literature Pt 2 – The City instead of Literature
Story of the turning-urbanism of avant-garde poetic ambitions in the 20th Century, and the rise of contemporary critical urban art practices.
Student works. Task: map narratives of affect at a chance-determined spot in the urban field.