Of Other Spaces

…There are also, probably in every culture, in every civilization, real places-places that do exist and that are formed in the very founding of society -which are something like counter-sites, a kind of effectively enacted utopia in which the real sites, all the other real sites that can be found within the culture, are simultaneously represented, contested, and inverted. Places of this kind are outside of all places, even though it may be possible to indicate their location in reality. Because these places are absolutely different from all the sites that they reflect and speak about…

Foucault, M . Of Other Spaces, translated by Miskowiec, J. (diacritics, vol.16, no.1 (spring 1986, pp22-27)

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