Saturday, 3 May 2008
Michel de Certeau
Certeau walks the city (as an individual), tactically reappropriating the spaces that Power has strategically laid-out: and because we read him as individuals -- you do, I do -- it's hard not to identify with him. But there are collective, social tactical reappropriations too, and not necessarily in a good way. Nature, for instance, has blindly but forcefully strategically ordered the world; and humanity, collectively, seems to be engaged in tactically fucking it up.