‘Eye-swiping London: Iain Sinclair, photography and the flâneur’, by Kirsten Seale

“Taking shape like the spectral imprint of a developing photographic image, an apparition emerges from the streets of London to haunt Iain Sinclair’s walks. It is the spectre of the flâneur. This spectral figure in Lights Out for the Territory and London Orbital, Sinclair’s non-fictional accounts of London, signifies a spatio-temporal disruption.  In Sinclair’s texts … Continue reading

My flânerie with Alec Soth and Richard Long

I am afraid everyone would think (quite rightly) that my bookshelves are monolingual with all these French references! Au contraire! However, there is plenty of room for any other books, films etc and wordpress doesn’t carry them. So far, Human Endeavour has put some weight on the British  side with works which are little disseminated. … Continue reading