The Edgelands: Hacking Hospital Maps & The Dérive

From Periphery Psychosis to Patterns Welcome to Edgelands post #3! Today I talk about hospital maps, the dérive, map-hacking as an act of resistance and reclamation of the self, the edgelands of periphery psychosis, and the beautiful patterns all across nature, art, mathematics and music – and what these things all have to do withContinue reading “The Edgelands: Hacking Hospital Maps & The Dérive”

The Edgelands: Asylums – A Letter to My Uncle

From Shenley to Bethnal Green via Hill End – with Nellie Bly and David Chapman for company Welcome to my second Edgelands installment, this time about Hertfordshire and London asylums, the history of Nellie Bly’s exposé of asylums in 1886 then David Chapman’s less than a century later, the power dynamics at play within theContinue reading “The Edgelands: Asylums – A Letter to My Uncle”