Self-care as a form of resistance

By Emma Manion For my dissertation I have been looking at self-care in a mental health context. Self-care can be used as a technique of governance in which the individual internalizes the desires of neoliberalism or it can be the site of radical resistance from neoliberal subjectivation. I have been exploring this tension in self-care,Continue reading “Self-care as a form of resistance”

“The modulation of the material”: Language and materiality in Ian Hamilton Finlay’s Concrete poetry

By Charlie Jarvis This blog post considers the work of the poet, Ian Hamilton Finlay, in relation to “literary geography”, an interdisciplinary field that studies the places within literary works and the placing of these works within geographical milieux. In raising the question of the materiality of words – as sensible, physical beings in timeContinue reading ““The modulation of the material”: Language and materiality in Ian Hamilton Finlay’s Concrete poetry”

Framing Wildlife: performative research methods in the art-geography nexus.

By G. Sainsbury Exploring the embodied processes of filming wildlife in the ‘field’, alongside the use of post-production editing techniques, to question the orthodox framing of more-than-human relations in wildlife filmmaking. Author’s videographic stills, 2016. The ‘posthumanist’ and ‘affective’ turns in the social sciences have led to a questioning of representational (words and speech) researchContinue reading “Framing Wildlife: performative research methods in the art-geography nexus.”