Tag Archives: Cultural Geography

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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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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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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What is Cultural Geography?

In this post I would like to address a question which is often asked of me in Canada: what is “Cultural Geography”? Cultural Geography is a subfield of Human Geography which focuses “upon the patterns and interactions of human culture, … Continue reading

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