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Chorotopical Art: Mediating the Atmospheres of Cultural Sites to Create a New Spatial Logic

  • Liana Psarologaki
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Abstract

A new post-conceptual spatial practice is defined in relation to culture heritage as architectural context. A study on artistic interventions at Canterbury Cathedral and St Pancras Church in London examines the role of cultural heritage sites in terms of their topological complexity. The interventions are explored against the concepts of site-specificity and virtuality, and filtered through poststructuralist theories of space with a particular focus on the philosophies of Brian Massumi and Gilles Deleuze. The spatial recalibration approaches culturally and historically defined places to highlight topologies of receptive atmospheres that create affects. The investigation aims to contribute to current debates on the aesthetics of architectural and artistic environments and to establish a spatial logic responding to the digitally and technologically mediated world of sensations in space.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Liana Psarologaki
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  1. 1.School of Arts, Design and HumanitiesUniversity of SuffolkIpswichUK

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