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The Visitors Heidi Axelsen & Hugo Moline

By: Alexandra Crosby Jan 07 '18 Date: January 7, 2018 Comments: 0

Last week I visited Katoomba to see The Visitors exhibition at the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre. This is new work for Heidi and Hugo, following on from their focus on housing in Owner Occupy commissioned by Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation. It extends their thinking about inhabitation into the plant world, considering how humans can work for plants. […]

Walking with Anitha Silvia

By: Alexandra Crosby Jan 03 '18 Date: January 3, 2018 Comments: 0

Cities in Java have many obstacles to walking. Surabaya, Indonesia’s second largest city, is no exception: Footpaths are difficult to find, non-existent, or in disrepair. Traffic is ruthless. Maps are inaccurate. The weather is oppressively hot. Despite this situation, jalan-jalan (walking without a specified aim) is still the best way to explore the city and […]

Chickens, Aquaponics, and tree planting in Central Jakarta: an interview with Fergus Jensen

By: Alexandra Crosby Dec 16 '17 Date: December 16, 2017 Comments: 0

Jakarta can feel oppressive for residents and visitors. If you’ve heard stories about the traffic, the reality is much worse. As in any city though, there are many people doing good things. Journalists Fergus Jensen and Rebecca Henshcke have been living in Jakarta for around 15 years. For the last nine of those they have […]

St John's Community Garden: An Interview With Ruth Mollison

St John’s Community Garden: An Interview With Ruth Mollison

By: Alexandra Crosby Dec 05 '17 Date: December 5, 2017 Comments: 0

  I was recently in Hobart with a team from Frontyard for the Hobiennale. Hosted by Kickstart Arts, we spent four days making a book based on conversations emerging from our online image archive. We also did our best to get to know the site, St John’s Park. Across the road from our makeshift publishing […]

The Cooks River with Clare and Sally

The Cooks River with Clare and Sally

By: Alexandra Crosby Nov 27 '17 Date: November 27, 2017 Comments: 0

I don’t often get boating invitations. This week, when Clare Britton asked my to climb aboard the newly renovated ‘Sally’ at the Tempe Pier, I didn’t hesitate. As part of her research project A Week on the Cooks River, Clare is spending time observing, describing, rowing the Cooks. AC: So can you tell me what […]

Brooklyn Grange

By: Alexandra Crosby Nov 23 '17 Date: November 23, 2017 Comments: 0

America is full of superlatives. I’m usually not seduced. But the biggest rooftop garden in the world got my attention.     As a working farm, Brooklyn Grange is only open to visitors once a week, on Wednesdays (if you visit NYC keep this in mind) when they offer a guided tour. So, with my mother […]

Dr. Ilaria Vanni Accarigi

Associate Professor of International Studies

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Technology Sydney

E: Ilaria.Vanni@uts.edu.au
P: +61 2 9514 7428
ORCID: 0000-0003-2795-8465

Dr. Alexandra Crosby

Lecturer, School of Design Course Director, Interdisciplinary Design, School of Design

BA (UTS) International Studies,
B. Design, PhD (International Studies)

E: Alexandra.Crosby@uts.edu.au
P: +61 2 9514 8016
ORCID: 0000-0001-8959-7971

Dr. Ilaria Vanni Accarigi

Senior Lecturer, International Studies Program Core Member, CCS - Cosmopolitan Civil Societies

BA (Hons) (UNISI), MA (UNISI), PhD (UNSW)

E: Ilaria.Vanni@uts.edu.au
P: +61 2 9514 7428
ORCID: 0000-0003-2795-8465

Dr. Alexandra Crosby

Lecturer, School of Design Course Director, Interdisciplinary Design, School of Design

BA (UTS) International Studies,
B. Design, PhD (International Studies)

E: Alexandra.Crosby@uts.edu.au
P: +61 2 9514 8016
ORCID: 0000-0001-8959-7971

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