• Let’s Talk About What People Don’t Like About Psychogeography – Part 3
    The Situation...Please click here for part 1 and part 2 of the blog.Despite these criticisms (which I do actually consider to be constructive to discussion, even if the actual criticisms themselves are negative ones), I believe psychogeography brings something useful forth. In particular it draws attention to overlooked places (often these liminal spaces criticised by […]
  • The SCRIB Project
    The SCRIB Project has been put in place as a response to the continuing diminishment of and encroachment on our public spaces. This is down to a number of factors which, for convenience, we could place under the rubric of ‘neoliberal policy’. What is significant is how it appears to occur under our very noses […]
  • Let’s Talk About What People Don’t Like About Psychogeography – Part 2
    Please click here for part 1.The Setting...In recent times there have been what could be described as forms of low-level snobbery that have sprung up around psychogeography. For instance, for a reason I do not particularly understand, Will Self's column-turned-books on psychogeography have been harshly judged. Many people do not consider Self to be a […]

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

From 2010 to 2013 Tina collaborated with James Kennell and Wesley Rykalski on a spatio-psychogeographical project that explored British seaside resorts:
www.arcadespromenades.wordpress.com