A short essay reflecting on our Walking Through Time iPhone App and the potential for locative media to access social hauntings. Spectral Cities Ten years ago, at the Habitus 2000: A Sense of Place conference in Perth, Australia, the cultural geographer Steve Pile articulated the potential for cultural events within cities to bring back the […]
’Your shoe,’ I repeated. ‘Perhaps you’d put it on.’ He continued to look downwards, though not at the shoe, with an intense but misplaced concentration. Finally his gaze settled on his foot: ‘That is my shoe, yes?’ Did I mis-hear? Did he mis-see? ‘My eyes,’ he explained, and put a hand on his foot. ‘This is my […]
Chris will be taking part in the ISA conference this year in Sweden and will be organising a session with Gianni Corino (University of Plymouth). See abstract below: Session 4: Social habitats and high-tech: the internet of things Ubiquitous computing, locative media and electronic tagging is moving data from hard-disks into the street, and building […]
This is the beta promo for the Walking Through Time JISC funded project. Few grammatical errors need to deal with, but its getting there.