a writing and architecture workshop


London by Patrick Keiller

The link above is to a film called London by Patrick Keiller. At its simplest, it’s a first-person narration of a man and his companions journeys across London. Presented as a single, disembodied voice speaking over cinematic snapshots of the city it is perhaps as literary as a film can be. For some London may appear as a dystopian slideshow presentation but its juxtaposition of language and image, fiction and reality is a great example of how writing might intersect with architecture.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s


This entry was posted on June 19, 2012 by in architecture, film, writing.
%d bloggers like this: