Reading the "Autonauts of the Cosmoroute", by literature and photography giant travellers J. Cortazar and C. Dunlop: In May of ‘82, Julio Cortázar set out with Carol Dunlop aboard their VW camper van (a.k.a. "Fafner") to explore the uncharted territory of the Paris-Marseilles freeway.
It was a route they’d driven before, usually in about ten hours. This time, they loaded up with supplies—food, water, wine, typewriters, cameras—and prepared for an arduous voyage of thirty-three days without leaving the autoroute, at a rate of two rest stops per day. Along the way they would uncover the hidden side of the freeway and take the notion of literature from a serious game to a logical, surreal extreme.
The book is written in the fashion of the exploration books of old, a voyage mixing literature, journal, photography and drawings....
Dear Friends. We are so excited to tell you: The next "Love&Crime-Basta!" experience, part of the Architectural Association Visiting School programme, will be in form of a road trip. Check first details on: http://www.aaschool.ac.uk/STUDY/VISITING/pacifichighwayone Don't miss out and plan your next summer wisely. Best greetings from all at RTCO (Research Team for Cinematic Operations)