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Psychogeography Walks – Neghbourhood Portraits  
  MyPsychogeograohy-urbansquares  
             
      Psychogeography is:
[urbansquares definition]:
"The subjective analysis, mental reaction, to the neighbourhood behaviours related to
the geographic location. A chronological process based on the order of appearance of observed topics, with the time delayed inclusion of other relevant instances"

– Toronto, 2007
     
 

Nighbourhood Psychogeography Portraits

06 ❖ Placa de Lesseps, Barcelona, 2009 ~ 07 Koracica, Special Village, Srbija, 2011 ~ 09 City of Urban Squares, Nancy, 2011
11 Buenos Aires Street Art, 2012 ~ 12 Place aux Abbesses, Paris, 2012 ~ 16 Quebec City underpass street art - 2013
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Around Place aux Herbes, Uzes, 2015 ~ 18 Pedestrian Area, Beograd, Srbija, 2015 - 21 Praça des Flores, Lisbon, Portugal, 2017
24 Bascarsija, Sarajevo, BiH, 2018 ~ 25
Jurjeva Luka, Lastovo, Hrvatska, 2018
26
Funchal City Centre, Madeira, Portugal, 2019 ~ 27 Nicholson Lane, Toronto, 2020 ~ 29 Little Filipino Town, Toronto, 2017/2020

 
      ❖ Read our paper: "Psychogeography, window to the urban future".
In June, 2015 book myPSYCHOgeography was published.
... You can preview whole book and order it HERE
Guide lines for apprehending psychographs - on our website dedicated to this issue
We have 76 city galleries created with 30 selected photos, true >psycho<geography>
❖ Participatory Urban Democracy, Dennison Square, Toronto
     
             
   
    This is a list of the early attempts 2005 – 2015
     
  2005 - 2006

01. Graffiti Alley - Toronto West Queen [Gallery]. – May, 2005

02. Manhatan Urban Art [Gallery]
– December 2005

In the first half of 2006 our psychogeographical work was recognized by Bill Humber from the Seneca College’s Centre for the Built Environment and we started collaboration on a “Digital Neghbourhoods Project”. We formed a teams that performed several psychogeographical walks.

Participants were couple of people from our group and at least one person living in the area. Technique is quite simple. Group of enthusiasts is walking for an hour or so with a not predetermined plan through the part of the community with eyes wide open and curiosity.

  2006 - 2009 - 2011

03. Dunford Avenue, Orphan Spaces Charrete Walk.
– May 2006

04. Bowmanville [PDF 5.5 MB],
– June 2006

05. Old Toronto [PDF 1MB],
– October 2006.

06. Plaça Lesseps, Barcelona
[This walk and our report was discussed in several websites, articles and books and raised some very intriguing questions, most of them controversial.
– August of 2009

07. Plaça de la Vila de Gracia, Barcelona.
– August of 2009

8. Four connected squares in Salzburg, Austria.
– August 2011

9. Place de Stanislas, Nancy, France, and 4 other connected squares in the same area.
– July 2011

10. Koracica, special village in Serbia
– July 2011

  2012 - 2013 - 2015

13. Plaza in Guardalavaca, Cuba,
– December 2012

14. City of Squares, Holgun, Cuba,
– December 2012

14. Trafalgar Hill, San Francisco,
– March 2013

15. Ossington Street, back alleys Graffity Gallery.
– April 2013

16. Quebec City underpass.
– August 2013

17. Place Aux Herbes,
Uzes, France.
– September 2015

 

 
             
   
             
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