Pedestrian Conflict

An experiment in research-creation, Pedestrian Conflict aims to explore histories of social conflict, nation-building and globalization through people’s intimate connections to landscape. Research-creation is a jargon-y academic term, so I’m simply thinking of it as a practice that situates aesthetic creativity – in this case photography and narrative writing – within research activity. A long-term research endeavour, each of the blog posts below document my continued work in this project.

The Politics of Fish

Besides taking walks and photographing the landscape for Pedestrian Conflict, I've also had time to meet some of the folks in town and learn more about the fishing industry here. Earlier this week I had the chance to sit down and talk with with Ásgeir...

Pedestrian Conflict

“With whose blood were my eyes crafted?”   (Donna Haraway, 1998) It’s my fourth day at the Listhus Artists Residency in Ólafsfjörður and now that I’ve had a chance to get my bearings, a few thoughts are taking shape around my project here. An experiment in...