BR – Scenario and Programme update

I have been working on developing the scenario and programme in response to the existing conditions that I analysed with my previous drawings (see previous post). Preliminary programme and scenario It’s only the very beginnings, so I will be developing it further before Thursday.

Contractors’ Accomodation / Performative Suggestions / Station Approach…

Just a quick collage as a record of one performative intervention that we did get round to doing…there’s a quick video below also;

Lammas Day

Lammas Day Collage

Focussing on retrieving specific examples / ‘situations’ involving codes (social, conduct, legal, regulatory, etc) from our experience of visiting Hackney Wick and the surrounding area last week. This specific exploration looks at a historic event (Lammas Day, 1837) – that revealed a specific code about land use and human activity as directed by the temporal (in this … Continue reading

The Olympic Movement…

“Olympism is a philosophy of life, exalting and combining in a balanced whole the qualities of body, will and mind. Blending sport with culture and education, Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of good example and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles.”  – … Continue reading

Tennis at the EUR, Rome…

This guy just turned up in his car and started practising his tennis strokes against the wall of a disused building in the deserted EUR…

Subverting Apology

Lee Taft – Apology subverted: The commodification of apology

Railway Murders – Modus Operandi

“something about the olympic park? U gunna be involved in that? Also, first railway murder was there. I remember studying it in psych class if that helps? they were teaching us about modus operandi – a murderers specific way of killing i.e. trademarks like leaving the body a certin way etc. Any good?” – Hannah … Continue reading

The strange case of the egg and the cow

It is legal to write a cheque on anything so long as it contains all the relevant details. i only know this because I once wrote one myself on the back of a till receipt when in the bank. However some bank’s “Terms and Conditions” now state that you must use the cheque book issued … Continue reading

Habitus

‘a product of history produces individual and collective practices – more history – in accordance with schemes generated by history. It ensures the active presence of past experiences, which deposited in each organism in the forms of schemes of perception, thought and action, tend to guarantee the ‘correctness’ of practices and their constancy over time, … Continue reading