Ingold and Solnit

This week Mapping Edges co-facilitated the Composting Feminism reading group with Abby Mellick Lopes. We read Tim Ingold’s 2004 essay ‘Culture on the Ground: The World Perceived Through the Feet’ and ‘Rising and Falling: The Theorists of Bipedalism’, one of the essays...
Sydenham

Sydenham

Over the last fortnight I have been in residency at Frontyard with artists, geographers, musicians, architects and residents, researching the area proposed by the Inner West Council as the ‘Sydenham Creative Hub’. Council has proposed changes to the...

Hacking the Anthropocene

I recently attended a workshop on Survival, as part of ‘Hacking the Anthropocene‘. The event was located at the Canoe Club on the Cooks River, just near Tempe Sation: The River River Canoe Club of New South Wales. I walk past this club almost every day and...
Lismore

Lismore

In late March this year when ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie moved south and merged with a cold front moving up the north coast it triggered heavy rainfall in the Northern Rivers leading to significant flooding in the river town of Lismore. There are some amazing photos...
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...
Other Worlds Zine Fair

Other Worlds Zine Fair

  Last weekend, I found myself at the Other Worlds Zine Fair at Marrickville Town Hall. I was shopping, not selling, which was quite a treat. If you are not sure of the significance of zines, a good place to start is Jessica Lymn’s thesis ‘Queering...
Papayas of Marrickville

Papayas of Marrickville

I ran into a friend yesterday who has been following #mappingedges through Instagram. Although he lives only 10 km away, because of traffic, poor public transport connection, and generally busy lives, we barely see each other and he hasn’t been able to join any...

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