Category Archives: art in place and the place of art

Remotely Sensing Cape Farewell

I recently gave a presentation at the RGS-IBG annual conference where I creatively presented a series of  35mm slides from my dad’s 1972 mountaineering expedition to Cape Farewell, Greenland. I gave the presentation in a session entitled “Me, my self … 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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Understanding the Creative City Through New Digital Mapping Technologies

Human geographer Dr. Chris Brennan-Horley is visiting Edmonton next week and is giving a presentation at the City-Region Study Centre entitled: Where is creativity in the city? Understanding the creative city through new digital mapping technologies   Chris Brennan-Horley asks us to … Continue reading

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Urban Undercurrents

Friend of Experimental Geography in Practice Adeola Enigbokan, of archivingthecity, will be participating in Urban Undercurrents part of the Urban Festival organized by The New School. If you are in or visiting New York come out on the evening of April 21 (Thursday) … Continue reading

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Becoming Geographer-Artist…

Although unfortunately unable to attend in person, slide-shows documenting 2 creative projects I have instigated and collaboratively created and curated are being shown in a session entitled “Geographer- artists: creative practice as research tool?” at the annual meeting of the … Continue reading

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Terrible Karma: reverberations of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

This week I am travelling to the city of New York to premier the audio-visual installation Terrible Karma: reverberations of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire that has been created and curated by Adeola Enigbokan and myself. Terrible Karma is a mobile audio-visual … Continue reading

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Where is Fort McMurray?

I recently accompanied a friend (and fellow social researcher) Andriko Lozowy on a trip to Ft McMurray to help him set up an exhibition of photographic work – Where is Ft McMurray? – that he and his collaborators are presenting … Continue reading

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SymbioticA’s Adaption Program Showcases Art-Geography Collaborations

SymbioticA is an artistic laboratory dedicated to the research, learning, critique and hands-on engagement with the life sciences. Under the direction of Oron Catts, SymbioticA’s emphasis is on experiential practice. SymbioticA facilitates a thriving program of residencies, research, academic courses, … Continue reading

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Future Exhibitions: Spatial Encounters (and the production of space)

Future Exhibitions is an annual publication about exhibition making and curatorial concerns, both in Sweden (where it is published) and globally. The theme and title of this year’s issue is Spatial Encounters: “We will focus on the visitor as we … Continue reading

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MAP: Movement Art Public/Make Art Public

I have recently been introduced to MAP: Movement Art Public/Make Art Public. Founded in January 2006, in Montreal Quebec, MAP is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of art and culture in everyday life. MAP applies an innovative strategy … Continue reading

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