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2005 12 05
The Impossibility of Cultural Engagement
imageBert Gellynck of Archined writes: "The contemporary city is a succession of disparate enclaves, commercial centres and amusement parks. The public character of the public domain is deteriorating rapidly. The city as a place of emancipation and democratisation no longer exists…. A bleak urban scenario? Nostalgic whimpering from the wings? Or can a new revolutionary project for the post-ideological city be distilled from this perspective?"

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Photograph by David Baltzer
[email this story] Posted by R Ouellette on 12/05 at 05:52 PM

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