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The View from the Train: Cities and Other Landscapes The View from the Train: Cities and Other Landscapes

Patrick Keiller


Book tickets for Experimenta programme LFMC 50: The Old & the New 1983-1985 curated by Cordelia Swann Thursday 08 September 2016 20:20 here 

Patrick Keiller


Book tickets for Experimenta programme LFMC 50: The Old & the New 1983-1985 curated by Cordelia Swann Thursday 08 September 2016 20:20 here 

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In his classic sequence of films, Patrick Keiller retraces the hidden story of the places where we live, the cities and landscapes of our everyday lives. This collection explores the surrealist perception of the city; the relationship of architecture to film; how cities change over time, as well as an urgent portrait of post-crash Britain. The View from the Trainestablishes Keiller as one of the most perceptive writers and thinkers about the city, landscape and politics.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The View from the Train

The Poetic Experience of Townscape and Landscape

Atmosphere, Palimpsest and Other Interpretations of Landsccape

Port Statistics

The Dilapidated Dwelling

Popular Science

Architectural Cinematography

London in the Early 1990s

London - Rochester - London

The Robinson Institute

The City of the Future

Film as Spatial Critique

Phantom Riders: The Railway and Early Film

Imaging

Acknowledgements

Notes

Index


In his classic sequence of films, Patrick Keiller retraces the hidden story of the places where we live, the cities and landscapes of our everyday lives. This collection explores the surrealist perception of the city; the relationship of architecture to film; how cities change over time, as well as an urgent portrait of post-crash Britain. The View from the Trainestablishes Keiller as one of the most perceptive writers and thinkers about the city, landscape and politics.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The View from the Train

The Poetic Experience of Townscape and Landscape

Atmosphere, Palimpsest and Other Interpretations of Landsccape

Port Statistics

The Dilapidated Dwelling

Popular Science

Architectural Cinematography

London in the Early 1990s

London - Rochester - London

The Robinson Institute

The City of the Future

Film as Spatial Critique

Phantom Riders: The Railway and Early Film

Imaging

Acknowledgements

Notes

Index


Additional Info

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SKU 9781781687765
Author(s) Patrick Keiller
Publisher(s) Verso Books
Format Paperback
Original publication date 25 Jun 2014
Number of pages 218 pages including B&W illustrations

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