‘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

Simon Carruthers. Heygate Estate London.

Simon Carruthers has been investigating the Heygate Estate in London as part of our Degeneration project. The Heygate Estate, Elephant & Castle, London The London County Council initiated a major development of the Elephant and Castle area from the late 1950s. The last stage in this process was the Heygate Estate which was constructed between … Continue reading