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  1. Locating Invisible Cities Week 9

  2. Stills from “Powers of Ten,”1977written and directed by Charles and Ray Eames

  3. Chapter 9 And Polo answers, “Traveling, you realize that differences are lost: Each city takes to resembling all cities, places exchange their form, order, distances , a shapeless dust could invades the continents. Your atlas preserves the differences intact: that assortment of qualities which are like letters in a name.” (137) Anonymous image

  4. Procopia, Invisible Cities Tango, 1982, ZbigniewRybczynski“Even the sky has disappeared. I might as well leave the window. There are twenty-six of us lodged in my room: to shift my feet I have to disturb those crouching on the floor...” (147) ) )

  5. “Cecilia,” Invisible Cities Photo: Alex Maclean. “The places have mingled,” the goatheard said. “Cecilia is everwhere. Here, once upon a time, there must have been the Meadow of the Low Sage.” (153)

  6. Penthesilea, Invisible Cities Photo: Alex Maclean. “The question that now begins to gnaw at your mind is more anguished: outside Penthesilea does an outside exist?” (158)

  7. Marozia, Invisible Cities Berlin Free-Zone 3-2”, Lebbeus Woods, 1990, Proposal for an abandoned government building in reunified Berlin. “Marozia consists of two cities, the rat’s and the swallow’s; both change with time, but their relationship does not change; the second is the one about to free itself from the first.”

  8. Berenice, Invisible Cities “Metropolis,” directed by Fritz Lang, 1927 …in the seed of the city of the just, a malignant seed is hidden, in its turn: the certainty and pride of being in the right—and of being more just than many others who call themselves more just than the just.” (162)