Saturday, January 17, 2004

"draw a straight line on a map of your home town. start from point a, and go to the point b. don't consider the elements which are in your way (barriers, walls, wire fences, trees, houses, buildings) as obstacles. hug them: climb, get over, jump: let your imagination flow: you're now doing parkour."(urbanfreeflow | ART IN MOTION)

"One of the basic situationist practices is the dérive [literally: "drifting"], a technique of rapid passage through varied ambiances. Dérives involve playful-constructive behavior and awareness of psychogeographical effects . . ."(Theory of the Dérive by Guy-Ernest Debord)

(via context)
:: note :: . . . a new cultural context indeed . . . went this way once in the forests of Keats Island . . . even tried it in Vancouver many years ago . . . the physical breakdown that comes with age demands more imagination . . . the educated dérive imagination parkour . . . non . . . sense . . . able . . .