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Reading London

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Reading London


, art dans la ville, littérature, histoire urbaine, société urbaine, sociologie urbaine, représentations, London, Londres, Alsop Will, Ashton Rosemary, Hollis Leo, Obrist Hans Ulrich


Abstract from the distributor :
How do we attempt to understand the sprawling "modern Babylon" that is London, with its layers of social, political and cultural history? Can art, architecture and literature help us to 'read' this complex city?
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Will Alsop OBE is Design Principal at RMJM’s European flagship office in London, and is one of Britain’s most renowned architects.   Rosemary Ashton is Quain Professor of English Language and Literature at UCL, and the lead investigator of a 3-year Leverhulme funded research project studying the growth of Bloomsbury from swampy waste land to London's intellectual and cultural centre.   Leo Hollis was born in London and educated at Stonyhurst College. He read history at the University of East Anglia. he has written on both the history of London and Paris.   Hans Ulrich Obrist became Co-director of Exhibitions and Programmes and Director of International Projects at the Serpentine Gallery in April 2006. Prior to this he was Curator of the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris since 2000, as well as curator of museum in progress, Vienna, from 1993-2000.  


Will Alsop, Rosemary Ashton, Leo Hollis, Hans Ulrich Obrist


13 February 2010