Practices of Attunement

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PoA Press is a series of thoughts set in motion by the study group “Practices of Attunement.” The Press is released bi-monthly, in attunement with the rhythm of the study group’s meetings. It includes patches from our collective practices, of thinking and being in the world together. Conceived as an archive and resource, you can read short reflections on previous … Read More

A couple of talks on salt

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Salt lake by Sam Nightingale

I am pleased to be presenting some of my research concerning salt as a mediating technology in November. Practising Landscape: Land, Histories and TransformationGlasgow School of Art, UK. 13 November 2020: Booking here The symposium asks: How do contemporary art and other interdisciplinary practices engage with (and expand) the themes of Land, Histories and Transformation? How can such practices work with … Read More

El Paso

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I spent some time in El Paso a couple of years ago. It was clear to see how entwined it is culturally, socially and economically with the Mexican city of Juárez which sits just across the Rio Grande. A wall between these two cities will be destructive and divisive on so many levels. 


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TimeSpan, Helmsdale, Far North Scotland November 2016 TimeSpan’s Residency Focus: Deep Time moves beyond a human scale, beyond language, beyond fact. In Scotland’s Far North it can be seen in the geological and the nuclear: the peat bogs of the Flow country and the nuclear site of Dounreay. A consideration of deep time also suggests possible methodologies for practice: excavation, … Read More

Photographic Print: Palace Cinema 1930-1959

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You can purchase this limited edition photographic print of the Palace Cinema, Kentish Town over at the Kentishtowner website. For the December 2013 edition of Kentishtowner, Nigel Smith of Tufnell Park Film Club took Sam on a tour of the lost cinemas right here in NW5. It’s a fascinating, almost forgotton history. We were thrilled that Sam also created this very … Read More