Chronopolitics of relational space

Scott McQuire in The Media City:

“Relational space is suffused with ‘uncanny’ experiences of doubling and displacement, as the pulsions of events in other spaces interrupt and recontextualise immediate experience… the concept of relational space is not premised on elevating space over time or vice-versa. Rather, relational space expands the modern recognition of the inextricability of time and space to foreground the existence of heterogeneous temporalities, which coexist, intersect and overlap. In this sense, it is not simply the ‘space of flows’ but also the pace of flows which is critical to power and political change in the present  (2008:25-26)


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