Psychogeography

the study of the precise laws and specific effects of the geographical environment, whether consciously organized or not, on the emotions and behavior of individuals; consistent with Morton’s study of space

“Tapestry of Space” Glossary

Glossary of Words I don’t know… fetishism- an inanimate object worshiped for its supposed magical powers or because it is considered to be inhabited by a spirit. spectacle-a visually striking performance or display: pertinent- relevant or applicable to a particular matter; apposite: mercurial- (of a person) subject to sudden or unpredictable changes of mood or mind: flâneur- one who practices flânerie, is a mercurial character, who plays roles ranging from a dandy stroller to a careful observer who studies social space, through photography voyeuristic- a person who gains sexual pleasure from watching others when they are naked or engaged in sexual activity. situationist- the theory that human behavior is determined by surrounding circumstances rather than by personal qualities omnipotent- (of a deity) having unlimited power; able to do anything opprobrium- harsh criticism or censure: Psychogeography- the study of the precise laws and specific effects of the geographical environment, whether consciously organized or not, on the emotions and behavior of individuals; consistent with Morton’s study of space arbitrarily- based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system: vagabond- a person who wanders from place to place without a home or job. –all definitions provided by Apple’s Mac dictionary and the actual...
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