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    The Theatrics of Daily Life - Act III

    By adityaghosh13
    Oct 23, '16 5:36 PM EST

    Act III - The Review

    You are being watched, evaluated and judged. One misstep and the city will disown you; deport you to the imagined wasteland at the other end of that bridge or tunnel whence you came from. The most important lesson you have learned since you have arrived is that notions of proximity define an urban community. Not strictly in the physical sense but in terms of a way of thinking. Communicated through either direct means or networked via your performance. We hold the space around us and this collection of spaces is our metropolis.

    These connections have in the past and continue to manifest themselves into physical realities within cities in the form of defined communities occupying the same urban space, with a shared sense of usage, customs and function. They might have always been a dramatic ritual but adopting those procedures and ceremonies in your routine is what makes you the perfect subject for the voyeur, your fellow citizen. Needless to say, bravo, you have entertained.

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    • Olaf Design Ninja_

      haha....walked by a long long line the other day near Bryant Park, $1 burritos. The crowd appeared to be a group that would use phone apps to find such deals in the city.

      Oct 24, 16 7:34 am

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