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Whanau Yesterday Today Tomorrow

Notes of the presentation to ASSR’s  May 2011  forum by the Families Commission Dr Kathie Irwin, and originally published in ASSR Newsletter July 2011, about the report Whanau Yesterday Today Tomorrow… 464 more words


Sleep is overrated, Part II

In Part I of ‘Sleep is overrated’ I emphasised that sleeping, despite being a biologically based and mundane activity, can also be understood as cultural practice. 605 more words


Sleep is overrated, Part I

One of the common complaints of new parents is the lack of sleep that comes with a new baby. Nights of broken sleep are perceived as unnatural and uncomfortable. 495 more words


Breaking Bad: Art as an agent of socio economic change

“Art is our weapon. Culture is a form of resistance”

Shirin Neshat – Art in Exile

 For a long time, I’ve been aware that my creative practice is interlinked with advocating ideas and practices that further social justice. 2,879 more words

Basso (1996) Wisdom Sits in Places


Basso, K. (1996). Wisdom sits in places: Landscape and language among the western Apache. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press.

Research Questions

What do people make of places? 326 more words

Spatial Literacies

boyd (2014) Teens, Social Media, Mobility & Identity


boyd, d. (2014). It’s complicated. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Research Questions

What is and isn’t new about life inflected by social media? 323 more words

Spatial Literacies

CFP: Speculation, Imagination, and Misinterpretation in Art (Tel Aviv, 22-23 March 2015)

Call for Papers:
Speculation, Imagination, and Misinterpretation in Art 
Tel Aviv University, Israel, 22 – 23 March 2015
Deadline: 10 November 2014

IMAGO– The Israeli Association for Visual Culture of the Middle Ages, 376 more words

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