Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Re: [Yasmin_discussions] the hybrid city as interface

>> examples of artists work in the area of "city as hybrid interface"

I'm not sure if this is what you're after as an example, but I think
Jennifer Dumpert's "Urban Dreamscape: SF" project in San Francisco is
interesting - the city becomes part of her (& others?) unconscious in more
ways than one.

from her site:
"Urban Dreamscape: SF is a conscious psychogeographical practice. When I
weave my dreams into my environment, I add layers of memory and experience
into the city. A stroll to the store brings me back through the narratives
of my sleeping psyche, to the deepest parts of my unconscious. The traces I
leave on these places in the form of the representations of the dreams done
by various artists also affect my relationship to the place, and perhaps
also changes how those places affect anyone who sees this site (such as

I think there are other 'dream mapping' projects (from google search for the
term), but this is the one I've taken a look at
Yasmin_discussions mailing list

Yasmin URL:

HOW TO SUBSCRIBE: click on the link to the list you wish to subscribe to. In the page that will appear ("info page"), enter e-mail address, name, and password in the fields found further down the page.

HOW TO UNSUBSCRIBE: on the info page, scroll all the way down and enter your e-mail address in the last field. Enter password if asked. Click on the unsubscribe button on the page that will appear ("options page").

HOW TO ENABLE / DISABLE DIGEST MODE: in the options page, find the "Set Digest Mode" option and set it to either on or off.