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Thursday, September 04, 2003
We're out and about for the next week or so, so updates will either be irregular or entirely absent. The latest photolog has just run its course, and there's a new gallery to be going on with as well.

Some links. We've overlooked Irregular Orbit and Ashley B's Notes from Somewhere Bizarre for too long. Especially like the latter's link to Feike Kloostra's amazing Gluebooks - the epitome of collage. There are also links to phonebin (warning, some pixellated, grainy nudity as the camera phone finds its lowest common denominator, although the scenic section is nice, if a little sparse) - and Pericles Lavat's photos of an abandoned jailhouse at Zone Zero. It looks as if it was abandoned yesterday. Also at Zone Zero, Martin Parr's Mobile Phones (someone should collate all Parr's online galleries in one post - there must be hundreds) and Stuart Isett's KyotoLand.

Speaking of abandoned spaces, very few cities start then discard entire mass transit schemes. Cincinnati, for example (via Plep at me-fi, which links to this neat and intense parody, the Miami Valley Rail Authority, as well as the amusing British Lard Marketing Board. We digress). Cincinnati's early twentieth century optimism can't be faulted, but the onset of the Great Depression, then the materials limitations created by WWII eventually drained all impetus and urgency from the project. It's fate was sealed by the construction of an Interstate across the site, making future reconstruction impossible (although perhaps not totally). Visit the remains of the system here, together with a map. Even more here. London is full of abandoned, 'ghost' stations, places that fell awkwardly between busy stops, until there were no longer enough footfalls to make them worthwhile. Somewhere we have a fascinating book about the proposed extension of the Northern Line that was also scuppered by the war - we'll dig it out. Of course, there's always the long-awaited East London Line extension.

We keep going back to the Dinky Gallery. Look at the battery-operated color TV in the back of the Lincoln Continental! These zoo vehicles are hugely collectable today / unbuilt architecture - the Vladimir Tatlin photomontages look quite inspirational, but also strangely gothic and menacing / coolfer is a music weblog.

More random snippets. Satanís laundromat, a weblog / Islands of Order, a decade of collecting / on couture and stores: the links between architecture and fashion, an essay which pre-dates the opening of Prada NY and, naturally, Prada Tokyo. Related: Has Rem Koolhaas Abandoned New York City? / meet the youngest vocalist in heavy metal, and his metal family / Sarah Lovering, a photolog (e.g. my dad's car I and II) / freaky insects.

Update: interview with Douglas Coupland over at tmn, touching on his new book and more.