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Propland
Reprogramming Television Centre
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1872189261
Edition: 600
Dimension: XXXmm X XXXmm
Date: July 2018


Propland: Reprogramming Television Centre, is a collection of critical essays and speculative writings by students of the Critical Writing in Art & Design MA programme at the Royal College of Art. Propland serves as a platform for writing, where the legacies of an area, an institution, and a building, can be taken up and configured in new ways. Here lies Television Centre, former home of the BBC, amid a scatter of prop warehouses and costume stores. A façade junkyard, a museum of appearances, Propland teems with things flimsy, fabricated and faked. Here is a stage for a revolving cast of institutions and developers, enlisting and excluding communities, as best fits their dreams.

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Authors: Kelvin Chuah, Jacqueline Duan, Jessica E Dyer, Kole Fulmine, Shira Jeczmien, Sam John, Alice Larsson, Ella Lewis-Williams, Izabela Anna Moreu, Oisín Prendergast Knight, Louis Shankar, Alex J Todd, Sophie Tolhurst, Kit Webb.

With external contributions from Emily LaBarge and Douglas Murphy.