Think of getting round Manchester...
brain will conjure up images and memories associated with the place, randomly.
Maybe you won't remember where things are, but know how to get there.
You've got a mental picture of the place, your personal map of
the city. Nothing compared to the O&S: no grids, no proportions, no miles
to the inch.
Mental maps are a fluid collection of areas, paths and landmarks; gaps and blurs
abound. Buildings and streets are shrouded in emotions, the city changes according
to the observer and the sum of all observations is its aura.
Here's some pics, all the maps will be on soon.
This workshop was part of TRIP: Territories
Reimagined: International Perspectives, a psychogeographical event, Manchester
19th -21st June 2008. It's free.
Manchester M4 3BG
Tel: +44 (0)161 605 8200
Read our paper "Towards methaphysical geography"
for the TRIP Conference (friday 20th June 2008)
See sample work from previous workshops:
Amsterdam Mental Mapping Workshop
Nottingham Mental Mapping
>> This is a Nottingham
Psychogeographical Unit project
>> Read more on mental maps
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