Illness, Temporality and the Subjective Allure: An experimental exploration into the performative process of an affirmative suffering

By Dominic Ader A project that seeks to understand how different theories of time might make us rethink the way in which people suffer from long-term illnesses. Bodies are continuously fixed, given limits, placed within containers, segmented; all from external sources, they are impinged upon, moulded. Within the context of health and illness, social scienceContinue reading “Illness, Temporality and the Subjective Allure: An experimental exploration into the performative process of an affirmative suffering”

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.”

Leigh Woods Sound Walk: Researching through Sounding

By Conal Dougan This is the first in a series of blog posts written by the current MSc Society and Space students about their dissertations. In his research project, Conal Dougan explores how places can be researched through sounding as well as the potential of sound walks to reconfigure attention and bodily movement. The site chosenContinue reading “Leigh Woods Sound Walk: Researching through Sounding”