Mnemonic Walks

Mnemonic Walks (2014)

A conceptual series that fuses place with poetry by linking each line in a poem to a specific geolocation, for purposes of memorizing the poem.

Once memorized, both place and poem have a circularity in memory. It's not about the technology per se, but rather what the technology allows us to do manually with memory. (Technologies are extension points for the brain.)

Mnemonic Walk, No. 1

North on Michigan Avenue from Roosevelt: