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...
Designing with weeds

Designing with weeds

I am in Venice, and I am posting from a garden on the island of Giudecca. It is best described as a series of four gardens, each on the site of plots of land with their own plant history. These histories are layered through the current design, from the layout of old...

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