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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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Strip Appeal Public Vote

Have Your Say in the Strip Appeal Strip Mall Design Competition Public Choice Vote! You can vote for your favourite from the shortlist and have your say in the Public Choice Winner. Voting runs till Mon Jan 16th 12 noon … Continue reading

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Suburbia Interviewed

“The suburbs can go toward death – or life. We will have decay if we do the same old things. We need to reimagine a sustainable future. Car-centered development is going to kill us. We need to work for walkable … 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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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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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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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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Archiving Out-of-Doors

The recently aired BBC programme The Secrets of Scott’s Hut took a wide-ranging look at the now almost legendary attempt by Captain Scott to reach the South Pole in 1911. At its heart was the six-year project to preserve the remote wooden … 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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