Spending time inside liminal space

By Amy Hornsby Researching a world behind bars offering violent landscapes has been an incongruous summer research project, yet does prison space have to be this way? Are all this way? Do many of us really know or have given it a second thought? And most importantly, is carceral space really only behind bars? ThisContinue reading “Spending time inside liminal space”

Dancing with Defensiveness

By Scarlet Hall Social movements are struggling with how to shift a tendency towards defensiveness in response to anti-oppression calling out. Spinoza’s notion of affect offers a different approach to understanding the human and as such shifts how we think defensiveness. Social movements in the UK and North American are working through a problem: whatContinue reading “Dancing with Defensiveness”

Virtual on Actual: Augmented reality and contemporary worlds

By Jonathan Davies Augmented reality (AR) is nothing new. From Frank Baum’s 1901 illustrated novel The Master Key to the head-up display of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s T-800 Terminator the concept of superimposing the virtual on to the real has sinuated into popular culture. After failed attempts at reaching the mass market, AR was thrown back intoContinue reading “Virtual on Actual: Augmented reality and contemporary worlds”