Kirsten Seale

Kirsten Seale

About Kirsten Seale

Kirsten Seale is Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UNSW Art & Design. She has published widely on the intersections between cities, place, and the social and cultural production of space. She is the author of Markets, places, cities (Routledge, 2016) and co-editor of Informal urban street markets (Routledge, 2015).

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Iain Sinclair’s Archive

'Now, in The Last London: True Fictions from an Unreal City, Sinclair declares himself done with London as subject. These will be his last dispatches on and from the city which has made his name. The Last London is bracketed at beginning and end with the words of Great Fire of 1666 diarist John Evelyn: ‘London was, but is no more.’ In making this analogy with the disaster that razed seventeenth-century London, Sinclair affirms that twenty-first century London, too, has been destroyed. This time by a crew of gentrifiers, property developers, politicians, hyper-affluent transplants, and the creative classes. '