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Time lapses:Robert Smithson’s mobile landscapes

Yusoff, kathryn and Gabrys, Jennifer (2006) Time lapses:Robert Smithson’s mobile landscapes. Cultural Geographies, 13 (3). pp. 444-450.

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Abstract

Imagine yourself in Central Park one million years ago. You would be standing on a vast ice sheet, a 4,000-mile glacial wall, as much as 2,000 feet thick. Alone on the vast glacier, you would not sense its slow crushing, scraping, ripping movement as it advanced south, leaving great masses of rock debris in its wake. Under the frozen depths, where the carousel now stands, you would notice the effect on the bedrock as the glacier dragged itself along.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Cultural Geographies
Uncontrolled Keywords: Robert Smithson ; art practice ; Mobility ; geographical imaginations ; cartography ; New York
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
ID Code: 49384
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 24 Aug 2011 13:23
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 19:28
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/49384

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