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Tracking The Process Of Abandonment: Victoria Lucas’ Decaying Urban Spaces

Date uploaded: June 8, 2016

As part of the Practising Place programme, In Certain Places has announced the latest essay commissioned in collaboration with The Double Negative - a UK-based online magazine featuring a selection of the latest in arts, design, film and music.

The magazine is hosting a series of new, jointly commissioned texts by geographers, sociologists, cultural theorists, artists and experts from other fields, which explore the relationship between art practice and place.

These texts form a continuation of the Practising Place events - a series of public conversations between artists and researchers from other disciplines who share an interest in specific aspects of place.

The current essay, Tracking the Process of Abandonment by Emma Fraser, explores aspects of urban decay and the notion of 'salvaging the urban obsolete', with reference to the work of artist Victoria Lucas. The text forms part of an ongoing conversation between Fraser and Lucas, which began at a Practising Place event in Sheffield in 2014, and can be viewed online here.

Click here to read the essay.

For more information about the project, please visit www.incertainplaces.org, or e-mail Elaine Speight - [email protected]

About The Double Negative

To find out more about The Double Negative click here.

About Practising Place

Practising Place is part of In Certain Places – a programme of artistic interventions and events based in the School of Art, Design and Performance at the University of Central Lancashire.

Click here to find out more about Practising Place.