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Psychogeography in Westfield


I enter Europe’s largest shopping centre from the South, noting that they have been sensible enough to stick to basic euclidean geometry with their names and navigational aids. Should I have brought a compass? It would be reassuring to know that, so long as one walks in a straight line for long enough, one will eventually be back in society. One of the first indications of the Westfield Uncanny is the presence of a shopping centre. It’s called The Village, and apparently contains high-end clothing brands. They should have made this their advertising slogan – “Westfield shopping centre: so massive,…

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