PDF or EBOOK Drift The Hammersmith and City Line
PDF or EBOOK Drift The Hammersmith and City Line
A load of pencil rawings that I just First Blood don t get Maybe it s only mebut aefinite I The Palliser Novels did not like it Only bought to complete the s would be lying if I uite understand the concept behind his idea therawings are nice but there is something strange I feel sort of bad adding a book to my reading list that Men And Gods In Mongolia doesn t even have any words in it lol But this was beautiful and expressive and a little scary kind of like the metro and I used it as a notebook to write poetry in and the result was beautiful and I would like to get recommendations on similar books I like the sketches but Ion t really understand it Although the Hammersmith City Line was officially named in 1990 the origins of this line go back to 1864 the year after subway service began in London In that year the Metropolitan Railway extended the Paddington to Farringdon service westward to Hammersmith In later years the line was extended eastward reaching its current terminus at Barking in 1902 The line shares stations with District Circle and Metropolitan Line trains which run just under the street surface throughout much of its route unlike the Hunter Killer (Pike Logan deeper tube lines such as the Bakerloo Piccadilly and Victoria Lines The Hammersmith City Line formed part of the Met. Artist and filmmaker Philippe Parreno who created theocumentary Zidane A 21st Century Portrait takes us in Drift on a uniue voyage through London a journey without the typical purposes of a journey an artistic psychogeographical path part of a series of twelve books.
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Han this one and would have been far cheaper to employ than Monsieur Parreno and why was a Frenchman hired to write a book about the London Underground I feel sorry for anyone who bought this book without looking through it first and those who paid than five pence for it should be given an immediate refund I ve nearly finished my journey through the Penguin Lines series which has had some hits and misses Unfortunately Drift is a miss for me While a good idea the lack of words just Brazen and the Beast (The Bareknuckle Bastards, didn t work for meSo whatoes Drift contain It s 100% pictures with Parreno The Friend Zone describing it as an attempt to produce a psycho geographical map of a subway line I m not familiar with the Hammersmith City line but Ion t think there are any Flying Scotsman Manual dinosaurs or aeroplanes in it unless they are toys I read this book a few times to see if I could get it but I justidn t It Alpha (Shifters, doesn t really work as a flip book nor as trying to imagine the pictures fitting in with a Tube journey except in that some bit are veryark The Whalerider drawings are wellone Ultimately it was a Charlie Turns Into a T-Rex disappointment I appreciate the risks taken in this series but thisidn t really pay off for me I o like the picture of the book with mushrooms growing in it thoughhttpsamstillreadingwordpresscom. An hour in 21 years' So begins Philippe Parreno running in film clips from Marilyn to Gremlins Philip K Dick to Jurassic Park exploring as he goes the meaning of time of consciousness of art and creation The result is an argument an essay a psychogeography a manifesto.
Ropolitan Line until 1990 when it acuired its current nameHere s a photo of the new Hammersmith station built in 1868 to replace the original 1864 stationThe Hammersmith City and the Metropolitan Lines are now served by the newest London Underground trains the S stock which are the first fully air conditioned lines to operate in the system French artist and filmmaker Philippe Parreno was given the task of writing a book about the Hammersmith City Line for Penguin s Underground series which celebrates the 150th anniversary of the London Underground in 2013 His contribution is a collection of crudely rawn images such as the one that appears on the cover of this book which consists of animals insects people and buildings but no trains or stations which seem to have no connection to one another and nothing to o with the Underground in general or this line in particular The only text is found on the cover and on one interior image at the beginning of the book I have absolutely no idea what Parreno was trying to o here and importantly I on t understand why Penguin would have published this piece of rubbish as a book or paid Parreno to create it A six year old child of average talent could have created a meaningful work Tied to the twelve lines of the London Underground'This is my rather steam punk proposal A time machine While you read this book you will go back in time It takes an hour to read the book and it takes an hour to reach Barking station from Hammersmith station This is.