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“Kandinsky noted that a particular capacity of line [is] its capacity to create surface� (Ingold, 2007,p.45)

“as soon as a person moves, he becomes a line� (Ingold, 2007, p.75)

“An ecology of life, in short, must be one of threads and traces, not of nodes and connectors� (Ingold, 2007, p.103)

“wayfaring, in short, is neither placeless nor place bound, but placemaking� (Ingold, 2007, p.101)

“Social time, however, is not only something that flees: it is also the place of durable effects, of persisting patterns. An action leaves a ‘trace,’ it makes its ‘mark’ when it contributes to the emergence of such patterns, which become the documents of human action” (Ricoeur, 1991, p.149)

“There is nothing more active than a line of flight� (Deleuze and Guattari, 1987, p.225)

“knowledge is integrated along a path of movement� (Ingold, 2007, p.91)

“the lines on the sketch map are formed through the gestures re-enactment of journeys actually made� (Ingold, 2007, p.84)

“The present is pregnant with this immanent future and this recent past and does not allow itself to be represented by the figure of a point without thickness placed on a line� (Ricoeur, 1991, p.210)

“It is not possible wholly to detach the dynamics of movement from the formation of knowledge� (Ingold, 2007, p.102)

“Far from connecting points in a network, every relation is one in a meshwork of interwoven trails� (Ingold, 2007, p.90)

“life goes on around places, as well as towards and away from places elsewhere� (Ingold, 2007, p.100)

“I would rather speak of an endless spiral that would carry the mediation past the same point a number of times, but at different altitudes� (Ricoeur, 1991, p. 72)

References       Ingold,  T.,  2007,  “Lines:  A  Brief  History”,  London:  Routledge.       Ricoeur,  P.,  “From  Text  to  AcCon:  Essays  in  HermeneuCcs  II”,  London:  ConCnuum  Publishing.       Ricoeur,  P.,  “Time  and  NarraCve:  Volume  1”,  London:  ConCnuum  Publishing.       Deleuze,  G.  and  GuaPari,  F.,  1987,  “A  Thousand  Plateaus”,  London:  ConCnuum  Publishing.          

Sketches: maps, lines and journeys