Geography, Memory and Non‐Representational Geographies

  title={Geography, Memory and Non‐Representational Geographies},
  author={Owain Jones},
  journal={Geography Compass},
  • O. Jones
  • Published 1 December 2011
  • Art
  • Geography Compass
I discuss the presence of memory within geography, particularly in relation to the interweaving non-representationalUpeformativeUaffective ‘turns’. Memory seems under-considered in these nonrepresentational geographies (nrgs) which focus on the affective performativities of the present and the richness and creative potentials therein. As memory is a fundamental aspect of becoming, the roles it plays in the peformative moment need to be considered. Richness, potential and creativity emerges not… 
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