Owen Hatherley: Red Metropolis: Socialism and the Government of London
HOUSING: London, a futuristic skyscraper city, a neo-Tokyo, a city in a country ruled by an authoritarian and nationalist elite. Where did Corbyn's manifesto for massive development of municipal housing go?
TOURISM AND AUTHENTICITY: The distinctive feature film Bait describes the conflict between local fishermen and holidaymakers in Cornwall and is a socially realistic drama portrayed in a strikingly unsocial way.
EXHIBITIONS: William Blake, the visionary poet-painter, seems to be more advanced than ever. In London, a large exhibition of his work opens at Tate Britain on September 11, in Norway his graphic series inspired by Job's book will be shown at Haugar as part of the exhibition «Metafysica».
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