structures and modes of dwelling

concrete houses might have been modern constructions that reflected the political economy of the 1970s and 1980s, but they also fit within an entire set of cultural categories of different Continue Reading →

spears or umbrellas? dance and the politics of stance

what are the stakes in the revival or reformation of ritual? to answer that question we might ask (1) what kinds of stances do particular revivals or ritual practice afford, Continue Reading →

memory and sticky matter (with apologies to jane bennett)

to what extent is memory contagious, sticky, and bound with the material qualities of particular media? how might installation art works on memory connect with ecocritical practice? these questions are Continue Reading →