||| superimposed city tours ||| research: leeds |||
Psychogeographical mapping of coincidence in Leeds and Dortmund. Drifting through superimposed narratives of two cities at once.
||| leeds 1942 |||
The wartime Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, arrived unexpectedly in
Leeds that morning and spent three hours talking with local officials
but found time to deliver an unprepared speech to 20,000 from the steps
of Leeds Town
Hall. Later, Churchill (waving the ubiquitous cigar) and his
wife were driven round the streets in an open car.
Warships Week. Roughly a year after the
sinking of the Ark Royal by a German U-boat, which was on 14 November
1941. Also known as 'Leeds Ark Royal Week'. ú9.3 million was raised to
build a new Ark Royal.
Documentary film: Leeds At War