Gluten by Jessica Barnes

Gluten by Jessica Barnes

We read Jessica Barnes entry ‘Gluten’ in the Lexicon for an Anthropocene Yet Unseen, published by Cultural Anthropology. Barnes begins with a deceptively simple question: what does the Anthropocene taste like? This is an excellent starting point to imagine a series of...
From the archive: Mapping Edges first walk.

From the archive: Mapping Edges first walk.

This is a short documentation of the first Mapping Edges walk around Marrickville, while in residence at Frontyard in March 2016. It shows some key elements of our methodology: we walk slowly, and analyse plant life and the way plants design the urban environment....
Tropical Geographies of Abundance

Tropical Geographies of Abundance

We presented a paper at the conference Tropics of the Imagination in Singapore last week, and took occasion to think through what kind of tropical imaginaries are generated by plants. We started by locating our work in Gadigal country, specifically in Marrickville,...
Precarious Edges

Precarious Edges

This edge is a precarious one. The paperbarks, ironbarks and fig trees around Sydney Park are marked for demolition: WestConnex, the major toll motorway project planned by the NSW State government, advances. Nobody, including the government’s own modelling, is...

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