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third spaces / culture containment

  30.04.2018   Nikki   Portfolio   No comments

In an interview with Jonathan Rutherford, Homi Bhaba (1990) advanced three notions that are relevant to the present discussion, and the illuminous of the visuality and the make up of

the intoxicated flâneur

  28.04.2018   Nikki   Portfolio   No comments

“The peculiar irresolution of the flâneur. Just as waiting seems to be the proper state of the impassive thinker, doubt appears to be that of the flâneur. An elegy by

women who walk

  17.04.2018   Nikki   Portfolio   No comments

“Once I began to look for the Flâneuse, I spotted her everywhere. I caught her standing on street corners in New York and coming through doorways in Kyoto, sipping coffee at

place and space: knowledge

  13.04.2018   Nikki   Portfolio   No comments

“I walk because it confers – or restores – a feeling of placeness. The geographer Yi-Fu Tuan says a space becomes a place when through movement we invest it with meaning,

the flâneur speaks / language

  11.04.2018   Nikki   departures, Portfolio   No comments

I was scrolling through Instagram the other day and found myself feeling a little irritated when I happened upon someone who was visiting Iceland – they had posted a video

the new flâneur

  5.04.2018   Nikki   Portfolio   No comments

This quote from Awad Ibraham’s piece really struck me, as I’ve been questioning what does it mean to be a flâneur for someone who has been defined as a refugee,

identity / space: “eyes of power”

  3.04.2018   Nikki   Portfolio   1 Comment

See also another post in which I reference this one and the work of Ibriham Awad. These piece caught my attention for obvious reasons and though Ibrahim is speaking specifically

a pivotal experience: expat / refugee, American / Iraqi in Berlin

  12.02.2018   Nikki   Portfolio, start here   1 Comment

Back in 2004 through 2007 I had lived in Prague (in the Czech Republic). I had fantasized about living in Europe for as long as I could remember – I