TREKS & CINESNACKS
May 27, 2005 --6:30
Lumiere Institute Francais,
Kensington, Nearest Tube: South Kensington
meet you in front of HYDE PARK GATE for the 10 minute walk to the
at 6-sharp! The film is £5 with the student concession; I will try
get a better deal if possible. DERRIDA is an amazing documentary on the
important and influential philosopher of the 20th century. DO NOT go
this FLANEURTREK if you hate PHILOSOPHY as you will suffer! The
are American, Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering Kaufman.
WILL LEAVE FROM GLOUCESTER ROAD
AT 9:30 SHARP FOR THIS CLUBBING FLANEURTREK
Taste of Sonar
plus, maybe share cabfare back
this may end at 2am; you are of course free to go and then leave at
in London > Music: Clubbing A Taste of Sonar
77a Charterhouse Street, EC1M 3HN
Sonar festival is the place to see and be seen this summer.
preview night at the uber-trendy Fabric nightclub includes many of
big stars who will be playing this June.
1: Francois K, Miss Kittin, Durutti Column, MU, The Beautiful People,
2: Jamie Lidell, Hot Chip, Mark One and Virus Syndicate, Solo los Solo
3: Mental Overdrive, Undo and Vicknoise
CLUB scene is an essential part
LONDON culture; tonight, curious
in posh togs, we
to study the dynamics of
london culture. while
explicitly CINEMATIC, this tour
take the pulse of visualondon NOW!
a FLANEUR TREK but worth going
time? 10:30 on the steps
MASS at the LONDON ORATORY
largest catholic cathedral
side of the Vatican!
mass starts at 11am; the ORATORY,
in the 19th century is an
spiritually in ways that I have
is a special latin mass
by a choir.
may 29, 2004
in the lobby of
may leave a little bit
minutes, later, IF the LATIN MASS
flaneurtrek 3 will take us to the
PORTRAIT GALLERY for a tour
the FRIDA KAHLO exhibit; from there
will walk or tube to the South Bank
we are today, Friday, May 27, and
the TATE MODERN for a film screening
lecture featuring surrealist greats...
here for more info:
the tate modern site, you can also buy
for this event in advance, which
recommended by the museum staff. £2 for
4 || Wordsworth and Shakespeare Walking Tour
this, like all TREKS, is open to all of you in the program, not just
anth 493 folks
5 The Spectacle of BRICKLANE || very informal || 3 cinesnack
|| launchpad--> FOUNDATION HOUSE steps @ 12noon
deleon and katy jackson have generously invited me to join them
invite all of you to join us for an informal afternoon of shopping,
hanging out, etc. tomorrow, FRIDAY, at NOON. We will meet on the
of FOUNDATION house. to receive the 2 cinesnack tokens toward the 45
need for the class you will need to spend some of your time prowling
bricklane with the EYE of a movie director. take a picture or
place you see that would work perfectly in a movie. describe the
in brief, the characters, the situation, etc and then in more detail
the scene that will take place in the location that you have
I want this cinesnack writing to be on a hard copy and turned in
our first class session, next WEDNESDAY at 10 at our first class
6: Jack the Ripper TOUR | informal || 4 cinesnack units ||
GLOUCESTER ROAD STATION LOBBY @ 6:30 SUNDAY JUNE 5, 2005
the magnificent will lead this ghoulish tour!!! we will meet in
GLOUCESTER ROAD TUBE lobby and leave at 6:30 sharp to make it to Tower
tube stop in time to pay and leave on his tour at 7-30; to earn your
tasty CINESNACKS, you will have to listen carefully to his tour and
about the case that would best make a feature film; you must
ONE of the individuals whose murder is described and then then
a two page abstract of the scene. you can add sketches, pictures
whatever makes it more ghoulishly fun for you... due Wednesday, June
in the IN-BOX marked CSU in the student lounge at Foundation House.
flaneurtrek 8: sinematicPAINTERS: hockney and warhol
SATURDAY MORNING JUNE 4, 2005 10:30am
field trip to the Belgravia Gallery for a view of of their small
exhibition on Warhol and David Hockney. 3 cinemasnacks for writing a
review of the exhibit in the manner of a reviewer for artforum.com.
there, http://artforum.com for examples. 250-500
words. that's 1 to 2 pages, double-spaced, 12point font.
more examples here: http://www.artforum.com/inprint/id=9014 and here:
we will leave GLOUCESTER ROAD station at 10:30am
for a quick trip to GREEN PARK station.
the gallery opens at 11.
flaneurtrek 9 : European Movies in LONDON!
chelsea cinema, kings road
JUNE 4 Saturday 6:35pm screening of
THE CONSEQUENCES OF LOVE.
If you want to walk there together, I will leave the FOUNDATION HOUSE
steps at 5:30pm to get there in time, buy tickets and get good seats...
4 CINEMASNACKS: WRITE A TWO-PAGE, HARD-COPY REVIEW OF THE MOVIE. YOU ARE
J. HOBERMAN'S REPLACEMENT MOVIE REVIEWER FOR THE VILLAGE VOICE--WRITE YOUR
REVIEW IN THE STYLE OF HOBERMAN BUT WITH YOUR OWN TWIST! HOBERMAN
don't forget about our sunday night jack the ripper tour! info
for that is here: http://eyegiene.sdsu.edu/2005/summer/london/treks.html
7 || casual || where? FOUNDATION HOUSE room C-21 || Wednesday
8, 2005 @ 10am sharp til 12 noon...
Flaneurtrek is no big trek, but you do have to come to class
That means you HAVE TO READ Ways of Seeing, the Ellen Strain
on Exotic Bodies, and the Sophia Harvey Review....
each piece, the book, the article and the review, HIGHLIGHT what you
to be the most convincing paragraph, the most troubling/provocative,
perhaps, a part of the writing you disagree with.
to ADAPT in your mind all of Berger et al's conclusions in WAYS
SEEING to the world of Motion Pictures!
the readings have been on your website for a week; you can find
now, the Hankins article on Iris Barry is optional!!!!