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Exquisite Corpse: Writings on Buildings

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'Exquisite Corpse' was a game played by the surrealists in which someone drew on a piece of paper, folded it and passed it to the next person to draw on until, finally, the sheet was opened to reveal a calculated yet random composition. In this entertaining and provocative book, Michael Sorkin suggests that cities are similarly assembled by many players acting with varying autonomy in a complicit framework. As unfolding terrain of invention, the city is also a means of accommodating disparity, of contextualizing sometimes ...

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Exquisite Corpse: Writings on Buildings 1994, Verso, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780860916871

Revised edition

Trade paperback

Exquisite Corpse: Writings on Buildings 1991, Verso, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780860913238

Hardcover