Explore Everything: Place-Hacking the City

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Verso Books, Oct 8, 2013 - Art - 320 pages
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Plotting adventures from London, Paris, Eastern Europe, Detroit, Chicago and Las vegas, uncovering the tunnels below the city as well as scaling the highest skyscrapers, Bradley Garrett has evaded urban security in order to experience the city in new ways beyond the conventional boundaries of everyday life. Explore Everything is both an account of his escapades with the London Consolidation Crew as well as an urbanist manifesto on rights to the city and new ways of belonging in and understanding the metropolis. It is a passionate declaration to "explore everything," combining philosophy, politics and adventure.

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The modern city is a sanitised area nowadays, with draconian restrictions on the places that you are allowed to go. Garrett is a place hacker, one of those urban explorers who try to reach the ... Read full review

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Jumping precipitously between pretentiousness, genuine insight and exhilarating tales of infiltration and evasion, this book offers a comprehensive insight into the Urban Exploration scene. Packed ... Read full review


The Ruins of History
Capturing Transition
The Rise ofanInfiltration Crew
Chapter 6Hacking the New World
Chapter 7 Crowds and Cuffs

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Bradley L. Garrett is a writer, photographer, and researcher at the University of Oxford. After studying anthropology at the University of California Riverside and working in Australia, Mexico and Hawaii, Brad became an urban explorer, photographing off-limits urban spaces in the UK, Europe and America. In both the US and Europe, his exploits have already been featured on TV and radio, and in GQ magazine, the Guardian and Telegraph. His latest adventures can be followed on www.bradleygarrett.com.

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