13 Aug 2019 | Reading and Walking

92. Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples

  Somehow I’ve gotten this far without reading Linda Tuhiwai Smith’s Decolonizing Methodologies. During my MFA work, I read Margaret Kovach’s Indigenous Methodologies: Characteristics, Conversations, and Contexts and Shawn Wilson’s Research Is Ceremony: Indigenous Research Methods, but for some reason I missed Tuhiwai Smith’s book. One of my supervisors has given me an anthology about […]

06 Mar 2019 | Jack Lowe

Call for Papers: Geographies of Gaming and VR

The third annual RGS-IBG Digital Geographies Research Group Symposium will be taking place at the University of Birmingham on 3 July 2019 examining ‘geographies of gaming and VR’.Since Atari released Pong in 1972 the video game industry has e...

30 Dec 2018 | Tracey M Benson

2018 weft and weave AKA what a year!

As I prepare to write my annual post about the year that was, I can feel the mercury rising. It is predicted to be 39 degrees celsius today in Canberra.* In many ways this sense of anticipation is a bit like how my year unfolded. It started very gently and intensified as the year progressed. […]

29 Aug 2018 | Tracey M Benson

The reluctant scientist: learning pathways and bias

There have been many times over the past 18 months where I have thought to myself “what the hell am I doing” or “how did I get here”? Those moments have been daunting as well as opportunities for reflection. When I think to the different research and creative projects I have done over the years, […]

31 Jul 2018 | Jack Lowe

Life Update, July/August 2018

Almost exactly a year ago, I wrote a ‘Life Update’ post on this blog that told of the trials and tribulations I had undergone since the end of 2016, when I started the process of applying for funding to do a PhD. I explained how I successfully received...

31 Jul 2017 | Jack Lowe

Life Update

It’s been quite a while since I last posted an update on what I’m doing professionally – not really since my post on Blast Theory back in December, where I volunteered after finishing my Masters degree. Since December, I’ve been in the process of ap...

25 Feb 2017 | Richard White

Crying at the Bus Stop

Crying at the Bus Stop Test of provocation for opening session of Remora: Contextualising Creative research A symposium at Bath Spa University Thursday 23 Feb 2017 In a time of post truth, fake news and alternative facts its important to … Continue reading →

02 Feb 2017 | The Tour of All Tours

The Wood Green Revisited Tour

Today's tour was of the stalwart North London neighbourhood Wood Green in the affable company of Hugh Chapman. I say stalwart because Wood Green is one of those areas that has the character of always being there but never being too obtrusive,...