"Placation"

Title"Placation"
Year for Search2019
AuthorsMackintosh, Sophie(b. 1988)
Secondary AuthorsAttlee, Edwina, Harper, Phineas, and Smith, Maria
Secondary TitleGross Ideas: Tales of Tomorrow’s Architecture
Pagination10-17
Date Published2019
PublisherThe Architecture Foundation and Oslo Architectural Triennale
Place PublishedLondon
ISBN Number978-1-9996462-3-3
KeywordsEnglish author, Female author, Welsh author
Annotation

In the story, the Earth requires that  it be placated annually with the body part of a human and focuses on a girl who cannot decide what part of her body to sacrifice. Compare to 1948 Jackson, “The Lottery.” 

Holding Institutions

DLC

Author Note

The female author (b. 1988) was born and raised in Wales, educated in England, and writes in both English and Welsh.

Full Text

2019 Mackintosh, Sophie (b. 1988). “Placation.” Gross Ideas: Tales of Tomorrow’s Architecture. Ed. Edwina Attlee, Phineas Harper, and Maria Smith (London: The Architecture Foundation and Oslo Architectural Triennale, 2019), 10-17. DLC

In the story, the Earth requires that  it be placated annually with the body part of a human and focuses on a girl who cannot decide what part of her body to sacrifice. Compare to 1948 Jackson, “The Lottery.” The female author was born and raised in Wales, educated in England, and writes in both English and Welsh.