Category Archive: Environment

First days in Shepparton

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I have now been in Shepparton three days and so much has happened since I arrived last Sunday evening. The first thing that stuck me about Shepparton was the diversity of international cuisine,… Continue reading

Smoke in the mountains

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There is a fire burning in the mountains nearby, perhaps not far from where we were yesterday. I did see some smoke in the foothills nearby when we were near Birrigai yesterday, but thought… Continue reading

Coppin’s Crossing

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The gorgeous country road I used to love to drive through is officially ruined. The Woden side of the crossing now has several hills stripped to red dirt to make way for the… Continue reading

Reblog from Linda Carroli

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Originally posted on placeblog:
For my current research on Fieldworking, I am reading various works on walking. Several tabs are open on my browser as I flip between key texts to develop the…

SCANZ2013: Potentiality

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It has been nearly a week since we left New Plymouth and the hub of SCANZ2013. Many conversations, thoughts and moments are now echoing, in particular the notion of ‘Te kore” the space… Continue reading

Topography

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Wikipedia defines topography as “Topography (from Greek τόπος topos, “place”, and γράφω graphō, “write”) is a field of planetary science comprising the study of surface shape and features of the Earth and other… Continue reading

A surprise visit to Çatalhöyük

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In an earlier post, we wrote about the neolithic site Çatalhöyük and the beautiful mountain Hasan Dag. I was fascinated with the neolithic archeological site because of its significant finds and the contested… Continue reading

Scalpland – poetic performance (1995-1996)

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Background This performance based work was initially presented as part of course work for Postgraduate Diploma at the University of Queensland, Department of Art History Visiting Scholar program in 1995. It was later… Continue reading

The day of the elephants in Ibrahimpaşa

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Our friends, artists Sonja van Kerkhoff and Sen McGlinn came and visited us in IIbrahimpaşa for a couple of days. We met Sonja and Sen In Istanbul at ISEA2011. Sonja and I met… Continue reading

Various concepts of the map

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We have been discussing the various ways of thinking about the map, as our separate understanding of mapping is quite different on a number of levels. Marty’s training as a cartographer provides a… Continue reading