Attuning to the Politics and Poetics of Seaweed in the Hebrides

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Published in the University of California research journal, The Foundry, ‘Attuning to the Politics and Poetics of Seaweed in the Hebrides’ describes some of my ongoing research into seaweed and kelpping in Scotland. The ocean around the Scottish Hebrides is home to vast kelp forests and many other species of seaweed. This plenitude once fuelled the island’s kelp industry, filling … Read More

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