Adams, Robert: Burning Oil Sludge, North of Denver, Colorado (1973)
Blaser, Werner: Mies in his Chicago apartment (1964)
GURSKY, ANDREAS: AMAZON (2016)
Bureau of Indian Affairs: indian-reservations-usa (2006)
Sedentary in Chaos: SEDENTARY DEFINITION (2018)
Sedentary in Chaos: FROM MESOPOTAMIA TO SILICON VALLEY (2018)
The right of occupation, or of the first occupant, is that which results from the actual, physical, real possession of a thing. I occupy a piece of land; the presumption is, that I am the proprietor, until the contrary is proved.
Proudhon, Pierre-Joseph: What is Property? (1840)
BURTYNSKY, EDWARD: SUPER PIT #1, AUSTRALIA (2007)
Civilized man refused to adapt himself to his environment; instead, he adapted his environment to suit him.
Uys, Jamie: The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
Vanderlyn, John: Landing of Columbus (1847)
The territory is first of all the critical distance between two beings of the same species: Mark your distance. What is mine is first of all my distance; I possess only distances. Don't anybody touch me, I growl if anyone enters my territory, I put up placards. Critical distance is a relation based on matters of expression.
Deleuze, Gilles; Guattari, Félix: A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia II (1980)
Underhill, Irving: Macy's Herald Square (1907)
Unknown: Michigan Theatre Car Parking (2010)
Sedentary in Chaos: SCHEME (2018)
As archeologists have noted, the rectilinear subdivision of land appeared for the first time with the rise of sedentary societies whose main concern was twofold: to give a permanent form to their possession of land and to define a template for coexistence.