Fife Psychogeographical Collective

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Web Banner of Fyfe Psychogeographic Collective as of August 2013

The work of Fife Psychogeographical Collective can be found at the address

Why Fife?

The site states: "The great sites of psychogeographic exploration have perhaps not surprisingly tended to privilege the urban environment with London and Paris the primary lodestones of psychogeographic endeavour.

Taking a lead from Patrick Geddes, the great polymath, regional theorist, activist and (as yet, unacknowledged) proto-psychogeographer, the FPC believe that both urban and rural environments are mutually constitutive and therefore equally valid as spaces for psychogeographic wanderings."

It is the mark of 21st century psychogeography that it does not necessarily favour cities.

Also, Fife Psychogeographical Collective note that "If Selkirk was the inspiration for Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe, it is the ghost of Robinson who wanders and stalks through many a tract of the psychogeographic imagination.

Witness Rimbaud’s supposedly derived verb robinsonner (to travel mentally, or let the mind wander) or the unseen and unheard researcher in Patrick Keiller’s films London and Robinson in Space."


Patrick Geddes