thalia hoffman film art

The Walker’s Call ההולכים קובעים

"Psycho-geography - the study of the precise laws and specific effects of the geographical environment, consciously organized or not, on the emotions and behavior of individuals,"   — Guy Debord, Introduction to a Critique of Urban Geography.

The essential instrument to shift from a passive understanding of our place within our surroundings towards a sense of agency within them, is the realization that the people who walk in it have a meaningful presence. That every step of every person is an essential part of the changing of time and space — of our everyday life.
To try and illustrate this feeling this projects wants to give it visibility - to show where pass the ways of the people living at the space named Jerusalem. To grant a possibility to watch where the city begins and ends for those who walk in it everyday.                 

The project took place during the Musrara Mix Festival in Jerusalem 2007, where a huge map of Jerusalem was laid in the middle of the street, and people who walked by were invited to draw their paths of the city