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Tina Richardson

Independent Scholar at Urban Semiology

United Kingdom

Professional Bio

Tina Richardson is an academic, writer/editor and lecturer in psychogeography and urban aesthetics. Her background is in the field of Urban Cultural Studies. She has had a number of articles published, for example in ‘Spaces and Flows’ and ‘disClosure’. In 2013 she self-published her first book ‘Concrete, Crows and Calluses’ (Particulations Press) and her edited volume, Walking Inside Out, is published in July. Tina is well-known in urban walking circles for developing her own psychogeographical method and practice called schizocartography and for founding Leeds Psychogeography Group.

Recent Activity

  1. Tina Richardson added a comment on The Art of Exploring: Flânerie in an Age of Mass Tourism
    @ElaineAxten I like them, especially the telephone box one...
  2. Tina Richardson added a comment on The Art of Exploring: Flânerie in an Age of Mass Tourism
    Hello All. I don't think the conversation is continuing tomorrow, and I will not be around from lunchtime today. So I just wanted to say thank you for inviting me and thanks to everyone for participat…
  3. Tina Richardson added a comment on The Art of Exploring: Flânerie in an Age of Mass Tourism
    @amyggalexander There are so many great blogs out there, I just don’t know where to begin. However, I would recommend these very recent books that relate to psychogeography and walking, includin…
  4. Tina Richardson added a comment on The Art of Exploring: Flânerie in an Age of Mass Tourism
    @SartreAndSartre Thanks Being, see you there, please come over and say hello!
  5. Tina Richardson added a comment on The Art of Exploring: Flânerie in an Age of Mass Tourism
    @amyggalexander I apologise for my long absence yesterday, I was actually invited to an event by some 'old skool' psychogeographers from the 1990s. The event involved playing Guy Debord's famous 'Clas…
  6. Tina Richardson added a comment on The Art of Exploring: Flânerie in an Age of Mass Tourism
    @amyggalexander I have a slight problem with the term ‘explorer’ due to its colonial connotations – the same goes for some of the UrbExing that is carried out, a lot of which could b…
  7. Tina Richardson added a comment on The Art of Exploring: Flânerie in an Age of Mass Tourism
    @amyggalexander While I appreciate slick and well-made photographs and films, I actually really enjoy those made by psychogeographers/walkers who have not been trained and use whatever (basic) equipme…
  8. Tina Richardson added a comment on The Art of Exploring: Flânerie in an Age of Mass Tourism
    @amyggalexander And here is Morag's website for the group she runs - they meet once monthly to do a walk in Manchester: The Loiterers Resistance Movement.
  9. Tina Richardson added a comment on The Art of Exploring: Flânerie in an Age of Mass Tourism
    @amyggalexander Yes, I did find it on the US websites - but the prices vary hugely. On some online bookstores it is actually cheaper than in the UK, but on some it's inflated by a few 100%. So shop ar…
  10. Tina Richardson added a comment on The Art of Exploring: Flânerie in an Age of Mass Tourism
    @DeltaWillis I think its unsympathetic pedestrian policies made it more exciting. Thanks for the link, I'll check it out.