Operations of Recognition finale?
January 21, 2014 § Leave a comment
Back at the beginning of December we published the current documents in the debate on Christian von Wissel’s article Operations of Recognition. Below is attached the final catalogue with Barry Cole’s reply-to-the-reply recently received. These documents, along with the evening of Crossing Lines that focused on Christian’s original paper have given rise to a flow of informal debate & comment which, whether or not one accepts the original Robert Smithson position, highlights modes of walking within the urban sphere & associated interpretations of it. Whatever one’s stance regarding apprehending the urban realm, hitting off from one proposal in order to find one’s preferred way of proceeding is a useful way of going engaging in a critical practice of walking.
Here is the full set of docs: