Category Archives: observations and enquiry

City Repair – intersection repair

WCMT Fellowship 2016 research: innovation in participation in public urban green space. Portland, Oregon, US ‘What makes a place great? Public places are the geographical glue that binds a community together. These spaces are friendly, secure, distinctive and well-integrated into

City Repair – intersection repair

WCMT Fellowship 2016 research: innovation in participation in public urban green space. Portland, Oregon, US ‘What makes a place great? Public places are the geographical glue that binds a community together. These spaces are friendly, secure, distinctive and well-integrated into

Creek College in Portland: art classes for environmental restoration

WCMT Fellowship 2016 research: innovation in participation in public urban green space. Portland, Oregon, US. Creek College is an experimental school in Portland, Oregon that takes place on environmental sites and combines art classes with environmental restoration.  Creek College sites

Creek College in Portland: art classes for environmental restoration

WCMT Fellowship 2016 research: innovation in participation in public urban green space. Portland, Oregon, US. Creek College is an experimental school in Portland, Oregon that takes place on environmental sites and combines art classes with environmental restoration.  Creek College sites

Psst – A Portland State Social Practice Talk about public urban green space

WCMT Fellowship 2016 research: innovation in participation in public urban green space. Portland, Oregon, USA On October 11th 2016, I was invited by Roz Crews to make a short presentation and have a conversation with students from the Art and

Psst – A Portland State Social Practice Talk about public urban green space

WCMT Fellowship 2016 research: innovation in participation in public urban green space. Portland, Oregon, USA On October 11th 2016, I was invited by Roz Crews to make a short presentation and have a conversation with students from the Art and

Arts and equity in the neighbourhood – “You’re either at the table or you’re on the menu” – Questions of participation

WCMT Fellowship 2016 research: innovation in participation in public urban green space. Portland, Oregon, US. I attended a few sessions of the Alliance of Artist Communities Conference while in Portland Oregon. AAC is an international association of artists’ residencies —

Arts and equity in the neighbourhood – “You’re either at the table or you’re on the menu” – Questions of participation

WCMT Fellowship 2016 research: innovation in participation in public urban green space. Portland, Oregon, US. I attended a few sessions of the Alliance of Artist Communities Conference while in Portland Oregon. AAC is an international association of artists’ residencies —

Parks + Art: Department of Bird Safety, Vancouver

WCMT Fellowship 2016 research: innovation in participation in public urban green space. Vancouver, Canada. The Department of Bird Safety was an Artist Studio Fieldhouse Residency that ran from 2013 – 16 at the Queen Elizabeth Park in South East Vancouver,

Parks + Art: Department of Bird Safety, Vancouver

WCMT Fellowship 2016 research: innovation in participation in public urban green space. Vancouver, Canada. The Department of Bird Safety was an Artist Studio Fieldhouse Residency that ran from 2013 – 16 at the Queen Elizabeth Park in South East Vancouver,

‘Expect a fight’ – reblog from The New English Landscape

Great article by Ken Warpole discussing some of the culture and thinking going on around a ‘new nature’… Rainham Marshes (2010) When someone talks about the creation of a ‘new nature’ expect a fight. Yet it is happening all the

‘Expect a fight’ – reblog from The New English Landscape

Great article by Ken Warpole discussing some of the culture and thinking going on around a ‘new nature’… Rainham Marshes (2010) When someone talks about the creation of a ‘new nature’ expect a fight. Yet it is happening all the

Impossible Forest

WCMT Fellowship 2016 research: innovation in participation in public urban green space. Berlin, 7th June 2016 Jared Gardinger’s ‘Impossible Forest’ garden at Ufer Studios, Wedding.           A long late Tuesday afternoon spent with dancer, choreographer and

Impossible Forest

WCMT Fellowship 2016 research: innovation in participation in public urban green space. Berlin, 7th June 2016 Jared Gardinger’s ‘Impossible Forest’ garden at Ufer Studios, Wedding.           A long late Tuesday afternoon spent with dancer, choreographer and