Tim Ingold on the “Life of Lines” – Radio interview and new book

Tim Ingold on the “Life of Lines” – Radio interview and new book

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An interesting BBC Radio interview with Tim Ingold on Lines. Listen here.

The interview anticipates Ingold’s new book, The Life of Lines, which is due out soon. Here is a description from the publisher’s website:

9780415576864“To live, every being must put out a line, and in life these lines tangle with one another. This book is a study of the life of lines. Following on from Tim Ingold’s groundbreaking work Lines: A Brief History, it offers a wholly original series of meditations on life, ground, weather, walking, imagination and what it means to be human. * In the first part, Ingold argues that a world of life is woven from knots, and not built from blocks as commonly thought. He shows how the principle of knotting underwrites both the way things join with one another, in walls, buildings and bodies, and the composition of the ground and the…

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