Videos for Friday and Saturday Main Auditorium Sessions. It’s two months since the Fourth World Congress of Psychogeography held in Huddersfield in 2017. The Friday and Saturday sessions in the main auditorium were streamed live and now we are happy to have the recorded videos on VideoHud. Friday: https://videohud.cloud.panopto.eu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=35b7f952-f43e-4f52-a777-28524e5b3e9a Saturday: https://videohud.cloud.panopto.eu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=33167394-753d-4497-acdf-5599...
For the fifth year running I’ve been co-organizing the series of World Congresses of Psychogeography. You can read up about last years congress here. From 8-10 September in Huddersfield, the Fourth World Congress of Psychogeography http://4wcop.org/ took place. The three days had around 200 people attend, with over forty events from the loony, the jolly, […]
Otley Walking Festival – Psychogeographic Sound Walk. Notes from a talk. For the second year in a run I took part in leading a psychogeography walk for the Otley Walking Festival. The festival runs for a week and has dozens of varied walks from 20 mile hikes up fell and dale, walks looking for cup […]
Intro The Fourth World Congress of Psychogeography (4wcop.org) happened a few weeks ago in September and was held at Heritage Quay at the University of Huddersfield. It was organised by Phil Wood (Urban Therapist http://philwood.eu), Alex Bridger (Huddersfield Psychogeography Network and Academic Psychologist the University), Dave Smith (Participation and Engagement Officer at Heritage Quay) and […]
Introduction The New Cloud Atlas, (newcloudatlas.org) is a global effort to map each data place that makes up the cloud in an open and accountable way. It’s a project to find and map each warehouse data centre, each internet exchange, each connecting cable and switch. Anything of any physical significance in the operation of the […]
Last autumn I popped up to Edinburgh from the North of England for State of the Map Scotland conference. Together with Edinburgh College of Art in Evolution House participants took part in series of workshops “Map.Makars” I took part in a memory map of the city. The rules were: no looking at other maps, the […]
Via Penny Goodman’s tweet about a Secret Leeds Forum post on the North Bar Stone. Here’s a photo of the Beating the Bounds walk around the stone for Terminalia Festival 2014 and the photo of the stone today.
The next few posts will cover some pet projects that I did whilst not being able to work due to recent civic duty. They cover things from the role of familiar strangers on the internet and anti-social networks, through to meteorological hacks, funny memes to twitter bots. The first in this series is about what happens when you […]
A map can represent the physical structures of which a city is at any one time composed, but the city itself remains uncharted. This is not only because the city will have changed materially by the time the map appears. A map cannot contain the infinite places that the city contains, which come and go […]
Leeds Data Thing is a new group started in Leeds (not to be confused with Leeds Ruby Thing!). I spoke at the first event (read the write up from Rebecca) about Geospatial visualisations and OpenStreetMap: Here are the slides: Since then there has been a few other events as part of Big Data Week – including a load […]