Monday, December 21, 2009

Notes on the Noughties #5 @ Guardian looks at the concept of "the underground" and how it seemed to simultaneously wither away and flourish in the first decade of the 21st Century

writing this, at certain points the notion of "underground" started to seem like a spatial abstraction... like the centre vs. margins / overground vs. underground was just this peculiar topographical figment that groups and labels positioned themselves in relation to... i had to concentrate hard to fix in my mind that it once actually signified something in material terms (and maybe still does, for some... that's the question posed by the piece i guess)