Monthly Archives: November 2010

Spectral Geographies and Crafting a Form of Experimental Historiography

“Spectrality effects in place, and differentially in different placings, an unsettling complication of the linear sequence of past, present and future. For Derrida we lack a nuanced sense of history and memory ‘as long as [we rely] on a general … Continue reading

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Mapping Sound and Sounding Maps

I have recently been researching sonic maps for a project I am developing and thought I would share some of the best examples I have come across so far… 1. Sound Seeker, NY “The NYSoundmap is a map created by … Continue reading

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Are Social Scientists Loosing Touch With Wild Ideas?

‘[I]n recent years, there has been a … tendency to argue that social science must be more practical, policy-orientated, and so on, a tendency which risks loosing touch with wild ideas completely; it is the kind of social science that … Continue reading

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A Rough Guide to Non-Representational Theory

There is increasing interest in practice and performance in cultural geography. Attempts to move beyond issues of representation and re-focus cultural geographic concerns on performativity and bodily practices are linked to the inception of what Nigel Thrift describes as ‘non-representational … Continue reading

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Global Visions Film Festival: the ENERGY PANEL

This Saturday (Nov 13th) at the Art Gallery of Alberta I will be moderating Global Visions Film Festival’s ENERGY Panel. Global Vision’s ENERGY program, hosted in partnership with the Art Gallery of Alberta will be screening a series of films related … Continue reading

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