Author Archives: Merle

Archiving Oil – images

Just thought I would post some images taken by Neville Gabie of the Archiving Oil event we installed in the Earth Sciences Rock Collection Store on May 16th as part of the University of Bristol’s Museums at Night events. We … Continue reading

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Archiving OIL (as part of Museums at Night) – All Welcome

Please Join Neville Gabie and I on Thursday 16 May in the Geological Collections Stores at the University of Bristol where we will be ‘Archiving Oil’: Neville Gabie: Archiving OIL (as part of Museums at Night) Thursday 16 May, 6 … Continue reading

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The Year of the Bird at Maitland Regional Gallery, New South Wales

This weekend is the last chance to see the exhibition Year of the Bird at Maitland Regional Gallery, New South Wales which Kate Foster and I submitted joint work emerging from Fashioning Feathers to. Curated by Helen Hopcroft and Caelli Jo … Continue reading

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How to buy Strip Appeal Bookwork

The Strip Appeal catalogue is available for sale online from amazon for $60 CDN/USD including tax, handling and shipping. You can also buy it direct from the CRSC: Address: City-Region Studies Centre Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta 2-184, 10230 … Continue reading

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Strip Appeal Bookwork Published!

I recently received copies of the bookwork – Strip Appeal: Reinventing the Strip Mall – an outcome of the Strip Appeal design competition Rob Shields and I co-curated which is currently on exhibition at the Anderson Gallery in Buffalo, NY … Continue reading

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Politics and Matter Abstracts and Timetable

Abstracts Professor Andrew Barry (University of Oxford)  ‘Energy, Materiality, Cosmopolitics’ This paper is prompted by a puzzle. This arises from a sense that while there is a burgeoning literature on energy across the social sciences, including geography, the concept of … Continue reading

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Politics and Matter Workshop

The Politics and Matter Research Group I am part of at the School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol is hosting a workshop Tuesday 18th – Wednesday 19th December 2012 on the theme of Politics and Matter. The two-day event … Continue reading

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Strip Appeal Touring Exhibit Opens at UB Anderson Gallery

The Strip Appeal Tour I curated has kicked off in style opening at the UB Anderson Gallery on17th November! Exhibition Information: Where: UB Anderson Gallery, Buffalo NY Duration: Nov 17 6 PM – Feb 24 2013 5 PM Opening reception: … Continue reading

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The Oil Common Room – Neville Gabie

  Continuing the Oil theme I have recently been chatting with Neville Gabie artist-in-residence at the Cabot Institute, University of Bristol and we found out we share a similar curiosity in finding out more about oil as substance and how … Continue reading

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Speaking with Spectres: Experimental Geographies in Practice

Enigbokan, E. and Patchett, M. (2012) ‘Speaking with Spectres: Experimental Geographies in Practice’, Cultural Geographies, 19(4) 535–546. This co-authored paper documents Terrible Karma: Reverberations of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire – a mobile sound and photographic installation produced by Adeola Enigbokan … Continue reading

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