Category Archives: Events, Presentations, Happenings etc.

Strip Appeal – International Design Competition

As Postdoctoral Fellow at the City-Region Studies Centre I am currently curating an international design competition to re-imagine the strip mall. News about the competition recently made the front page of the Edmonton Journal where they covered a submission to … 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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Fashioning Feathers Flyer

The flyers for the exhibition – Fashioning Feathers: Dead Birds, Millinery Crafts and the Plumage Trade – I have been working on have been sent out and I want to post them here and invite you to the Opening Reception … 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’s Insertion into the Glossy World of Western Canada Fashion Week

As I mentioned in an earlier post the collaborative audio-visual work  – Terrible Karma: reverberations of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire – created by Adeola Enigbokan and myself was being shown at Western Canada Fashion week’s official after party Splash! last … Continue reading

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Re-Inscribing the City: Unitary Urbanism and it’s Legacy

Re-inscribing the City is a panel discussion happening April 9th 2011, in New York. My friend (and fellow collaborator) Adeola Enigbokan of http://www.archivingthecity.com will be on the panel and although I can’t make it I would recommend it to critical … Continue reading

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Documentation of Terrible Karma: U-Haul truck as Mobile Exhibition Space

Terrible Karma: reverberations of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire was a mobile audio-visual installation exploring the global reverberations of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire (in which 146 garment workers, mostly young immagrent women, were killed) on its 100th anniversary: March 25th 2011. … Continue reading

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Experimental Geography in Practice!

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