Monthly Archives: June 2011

Reflecting on Dead Birds: a Photographic Study by Andriko Lozowy

Andriko Lozowy, photographer and sociologist, recently took a series of photographs – Reflecting on Dead Birds – of the exhibition Fashioning Feathers…  that I recently curated at the FAB gallery, Edmonton. The photographs act as a virtual tour of the … Continue reading

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Documentation of Art-Geography Talk @ Glasgow Sculpture Studios

As promised here is the documentation of the talk given by Kate Foster at GSS giving examples of collaborative creative work on environmental change from art and geography (happened on June 23, 2011). In the talk Kate Foster invites responces … Continue reading

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My Winnipeg at La Maison Rouge

  This summer, la maison rouge (Paris) is launching a new series of exhibitions focusing on the arts scene in major provincial cities. The first of these cities will be Winnipeg, the capital of Manitoba in Canada. At a time … Continue reading

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Kate Foster Talks “Changeable Places” at Glasgow Sculpture Studios

I want to bring to your attention a presentation by environmental artist Kate Foster at Glasgow Sculpture Studios that I, and fellow geographer Hayden Lorimer,  will be contributing to on Thursday 23 June 1-2 pm (UK time) as we would appreciate your … Continue reading

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Unbuilding Detroit

In Unbuilding Detroit, a Falling Tree production for BBC radio 4, producer Eleanor McDowall explores how abandoned buildings and structures, and entropic processes of decomposition and decay, are providing the materials for artists to re-imagine Detroit. Unfortunately it’s no longer available … Continue reading

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Sound Recording Tutorial from Wildlife Sound Recordist John Acorn

I thought I would share the first experimental attempts of John Acorn (University of Alberta) and I to find the best way to record a walking interview whilst also capturing the surrounding sound-environment. The following sound file acts as an … Continue reading

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155 Freeman: Triple Canopy, Light Industry, Public School

I don’t normally like to advertise but this is a great project worth supporting if you have a few bucks to spare: For Video: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/triplecanopy/155-freeman-triple-canopy-light-industry-public-sc/widget/video.html “This September, three New York-based nonprofits—Triple Canopy, an online magazine, Light Industry, a cinema, and The Public … Continue reading

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Be Creative: Precarious Labour in Art and Cultural Worlds

I wont be in town for this but I would love to hear a recording or read someone else’s take on proceedings if anyone is going and wants to share: PUBLIC LECTURE ‘Critical Perspectives on Creative Labour’ Professor Angela McRobbie … Continue reading

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