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Interrupting New York: slowness and the High Line

Christoph Lindner

Christoph Lindner is Professor of Media and Culture at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where he writes about cities, globalization, and visual culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cities Interrupted : Visual Culture and Urban Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... concern with the interrelations of visual culture and urban space in global cities. The High Line is a site I had been visiting for many years, and which I had been writing about since before it opened (Lindner 2008), but this was the first time...

Visual culture and interruption in global cities

Shirley Jordan

Shirley Jordan is Professor of French Literature and Visual Culture at Queen Mary University of London, UK, where she writes about contemporary women’s writing, displacement and hospitality, and city photography. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christoph Lindner

Christoph Lindner is Professor of Media and Culture at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where he writes about cities, globalization, and visual culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cities Interrupted : Visual Culture and Urban Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... and slow practices in a global context (Honoré 2004; Koepnick 2014). In Chapter 4, Christoph Lindner builds on an extended reading of New York’s High Line elevated park, which he understands as an iteration of slow urbanism, to explore how James...

Sound, memory and interruption: ghosts of London’s M11 link road

Cities Interrupted : Visual Culture and Urban Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... for buses or trains, LINKED may be understood in terms of what Christoph Lindner and Miriam Meissner (2015) have termed ‘slow art’, as it works within and against the commonly perceived accelerated mobilities of contemporary urban life....

Why we love ‘interruption’: urban ruins, food trucks and the cult of decay

Cities Interrupted : Visual Culture and Urban Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... by the term ‘interruption’. More of that later.The concept of interruption is largely academic. As Shirley Jordan and Christoph Lindner explain elsewhere in this book, ‘interruption’ attempts to explain a cluster of urban phenomena...

Pop-up shops as interruptions in (post-)recessional London

Cities Interrupted : Visual Culture and Urban Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... or ‘slow art’ (Lindner and Meissner 2015) that appears to resist and interrupt London’s hectic everyday rhythms and promote a more localized and personal approach to space. Beyond their self-representation, these imaginative reconstructions...
... ‘Computer Generated Image is indicative only’. Quite. Acknowledgements Thanks to Keith Harris, Christoph Lindner, Joel McKim and Olga Smith, who suggested some of the examples of interruptions discussed in this chapter. We are grateful...

Interruption expanded: urban photography’s perspicacious view

Cities Interrupted : Visual Culture and Urban Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...This chapter explores the idea of ‘mutual interruption’ in the photography of the global city, moving from urban interiors which bear the trace of the external environment, to urban exteriors which seem born of a kind of interiority....

‘Here we are now’: Amsterdam’s North–South metro line and the emergence of a networked public

Cities Interrupted : Visual Culture and Urban Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In the past ten years large parts of Amsterdam have been under reconstruction due to the building of a new underground metro line connecting the northern parts of the city to the southern parts. These ongoing urban interruptions...

Suburbia, interrupted: street art and the politics of place in the Paris Banlieues

Cities Interrupted : Visual Culture and Urban Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The primary research for this chapter was kindly funded by the British Academy and the Modern Humanities Research Association.In the last decade, issues of mixité sociale, sustainable housing and the cultural ‘rehabilitation...

Rescuing history from the city: interruption and urban development in beijing

Cities Interrupted : Visual Culture and Urban Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Here I paraphrase Prajensit Duara’s seminal work Rescuing History from the Nation: Questioning Narratives of Modern China (1995).This chapter takes the disappearing Chinese city as its site of investigation. It juxtaposes representations...