Performing Urban Archives – a starting point for exploration

Cecilie Sachs Olsen

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Abstract

This paper introduces a special issue section of cultural geographies in practice on Performing Urban Archives. The section discusses the idea of seeing the city as an archive as a method to examine the various social processes through which our environment is produced. Performing Urban Archives opens up a field of inquiry that takes on an explorative approach. Theoretical reflections are here combined with practice-based experiments that emphasise creative discoveries, which may provide new ways for thinking and writing about how we inhabit urban space.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)511-515
Number of pages5
JournalCultural Geographies
Volume23
Issue number3
Early online date5 Apr 2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2016

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