• Walking Inside Out: Contemporary British Psychogeography
    The first draft of Walking Inside Out has been submitted to the editors/publishers at Rowman and Littlefield International, so I have an update on the sections and chapters. If you would like to keep abreast of the book on twitter, please search for #walkinginsideout and/or follow me at @concretepost Thank you.The Walker and the Urban Landscape looks at visu
  • The Park Tower Knightsbridge: Corn-on-the-Cob
    While at the Royal Geographical Society this week, I went for a stroll over to Knightsbridge and discovered another one of Richard Siefert’s buildings: The Park Tower (1973). Originally the Sheraton Park Tower (and previously the Skyline Park Tower Hotel) it is compared to Elmbank Gardens in Glasgow (according to Wikipedia), but how they could not compare it
  • ‘Lose Yourself in Melbourne’
    The Psychogeography of Urban Architecture by David Prescott-SteedI’ve recently read the above book by sound artist and urban explorer David Prescott-Steed (Academy of Design, Melbourne). It has the informal writing style of psychogeographical texts that originate from creative writing rather than academia, which I really liked.I especially enjoyed the introd
  • How We Used To Live – A Psychogeography of Your London
    I rarely come out of a film feeling uplifted, or think this is my best film of [insert year]. Some of my years don’t even have my-best-film-ofs attached to them, as the films I saw were all so unmemorable. However my favourite film of 2014 is How We Used to Live (2013), written by Paul Kelly and Travis Elborough. I saw it this week at the Hyde Park Picture H

Conferences and Projects

Recent Conferences Papers and Invites to Talk

  • June 2013: Presented at the Hyde Park Picture House, Leeds: Anchoring Rural/Urban Aesthetics
  • June 2012: Panel for the BA Fine Art Degree Show (paid position)
  • Oct 2012: Presented at Heritage Show and Tell, Leeds: Alive and Kicking: The Legacy of Woodhouse Cemetery
  • July 2012: Invited speaker at Land2 Symposium: Close to Home: Artists Reconsider the Local, Leeds (paper title: Speaking of Space: Revealing the Other St George’s Field).
  • June 2012: Presented at Situationist Aesthetics: The SI, Now, University of Sussex (paper title: My Name is Tina and I’m a Psychogeographer: Situating the Addictions and Abuses of Urban Walking Today).
  • June 2012: Presented at The London Conference in Critical Thought, Birkbeck College, London (paper title: Formulating Systems of Affect: Developing a methodology for interrogating and responding to the dominant aesthetic).

For a full list please go to my CV

Projects and Links

My Name is Hou Je beck and I’m a Psychogeographer

Teachers Getting Lost

Keep the (urban walking) faith!

Collaboration

Since May 2010 Tina has been collaborating with two London-based academics, James Kennell and Wesley Rykalski, on a spatio-psychogeographical project that explores seaside resorts: www.arcadespromenades.wordpress.com