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1. Typologies of walks

1.1. Embodiment of Statistics

1.1.1. Walks on the border

1.1.1.1. The life expectation walk

1.1.1.2. The anxiety walk

1.1.1.3. The civil status walks

1.1.1.3.1. The ageing walk - from the yougest hood (Sentrum) to the oldest (Ulleval)

1.1.2. Walks between calculated relevant coordinates

1.1.2.1. The increasing inequality walk

1.1.2.2. The four populations walk

1.1.3. Walks between peaks

1.1.3.1. From flat to flat (cheaper to most expensive)

1.1.3.2. The highest immigrants populated centers

1.2. France - Insee − Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques | Insee

1.2.1. "Race is such a taboo term that a 1978 law specifically banned the collection and computerized storage of race-based data without the express consent of the interviewees or a waiver by a state committee. France therefore collects no census or other data on the race (or ethnicity) of its citizens." - Race Policy in France

2. Walking Artists

2.1. DADA - The Banal City (visit)

2.2. Surrealism

2.2.1. Revolutionary Re-Enchantment - Deambulation

2.2.1.1. Surrealism (coincidence has a big value) - Ultimately the surrealists walk to discover themselves, not the city traversed nor the woman pursued.

2.2.1.1.1. Brassai

2.2.1.1.2. Breton

2.2.1.1.3. Aragon: "At long last we were going to destroy boredom" - He would give anything for a chance to encounter novelty. "I began to mix the landscape with my words"

2.2.1.1.4. Soupault

2.3. Situationist International

2.3.1. Guy Debord

2.3.2. Dérive

2.3.3. Psychogeography

2.3.3.1. Labyrinth

2.4. Francesco Careri - Walking as an Aesthetic Practice

2.5. Marina Abramovic and Ulai

2.6. Francis Alys - Sometimes doing something poetic can become political and sometimes doing something political can become poetic.

2.7. Elastic City / Todd Shalom

2.7.1. Participatory Walks

2.8. Janet Cardiff / George Bures Miller - Video walks, Audio walks

2.9. Hamish Fulton - Only art resulting from the experience of individual walks. A walk has a life of its own and it does not need to be materialised in an artwork. An artwork can be purchased but a walk cannot be sold.

2.10. Vito Acconci, Following Piece (1969)

3. Personal History

3.1. Walking on Mountains

3.2. Travel photography

3.3. Street photography

3.3.1. Cartier Bresson

3.3.2. Robert Frank

3.3.3. Flaneur

3.3.4. Eugen Atget

3.3.5. Andrè Kertesz

3.4. New Zagreb / Common Areas (urbanism related walking)

3.5. Variables Ocultas (psychomagic act, authomatic walking, game walking, alternative mapping, typologies, adventures, multi layered walks)

3.6. Stereowalks

3.7. Walking around Arunachala

4. Understanding the practice of walking within the arts from a critical perspective to contextualise my process as 21st century walking artist

5. Outcomes

5.1. Photographs

5.2. Guide Book

5.3. Paintings

5.4. Video and Audio material

5.5. Kiosk

5.6. Critical Cart

5.6.1. A tool to disseminate literature, publications, fanzines, posters, critical printed matter

6. Statistics

6.1. David Spiegelhalter

6.1.1. Re-Contextualisation of Walking Strategies (these walks break loose from the statistics and are crossing the city in different ways)

6.1.1.1. The Red Line (a Munch's walk between Ekeli, Sogn studentby, old Munch museum and New one)

6.1.1.2. Around Y-blokka (a video walk around y-blokka, to be repeated when the y-blokka is there no more)

6.2. Artists working with Statistics

6.2.1. Guerrilla Girls

6.3. Philosophy

6.3.1. Exploratory Statistics

6.3.1.1. Baconianism

6.3.1.2. Associationism

6.3.1.3. Cognitive Calculi

6.3.1.4. Phenomenalism

6.3.2. Confirmatory Statistics

6.4. Institutes of Statistical research

6.4.1. Norway - Statistik Sentralbyrå (SSB)

6.4.1.1. Oslo: Statistikkbanken Oslo kommune

7. Conceptual Art

7.1. Tehching Hsieh

7.2. Hans Haacke

8. Articles

9. Mental Health

10. Critical Vehicles

10.1. Krzysztof Wodiczko

11. Subjectivity vs Objectivity

12. Walking as a practice outside of art

12.1. Religious Pilgrimages

12.1.1. Oslo-Trondheim

12.1.2. Camino de Santiago

12.1.3. Pilgrimage to Mecca

12.2. Wanderers/Explorers

12.2.1. Masahito Yoshida

13. Critical Path to Multicultural society?

13.1. India as a succesfull example?

13.2. France?

13.3. Elimination of Statistics on ethnicity?

14. Critical Thinking

14.1. Spatial Theories

14.1.1. Henri Lefebvre

14.1.2. Michel de Certeau

14.1.2.1. The Practice of Everyday Life

14.1.3. Jane Randall - Critical Spatial Practice

14.2. Frankfurter School

14.2.1. Habermas

14.2.2. Benjamin

14.2.3. Adorno