Flâneuse

“Robert Macfarlane, a masterful writer-walker of the countryside, offers this summary of the practice: ‘Unfold a street map of London, place a glass, rim down, anywhere on the map, and draw round its edge. Pick up the map, go out into the city, and walk the circle, keeping as close as you can to the…

The Flâneur (Flâneuse)

As part of my research and inspiration (and on recommendation of one of my teachers), I’m meandering through The Arcades Project.  I can’t wait to get to the chapter on The Flâneur but for now I’m finding many wonderful tidbits in the intro: The flâneur seeks refuge in the crowd. The crowd is the veil through which…