Rafal Milach is a documentary photographer who has been working on transition issues in Russian speaking countries. Black Sea of Concrete details Milach’s 2009 portrayal of the post Soviet Ukrainian Black Sea Coast.
Ferit Kuyas – Chongquing – City of Ambition
Work of Swiss born photographer Ferit Kuyas documenting the cityscapes of Chongquing, China.
Kuyas likens Chongquing’s rapid growth to that of Manhattan in the 1920’s, described by Stieglitz as a city of ambition.
Majia Nadesan researches political economy and biopolitics (the politics of life). Her interests are diverse but are broadly concerned with economic, social and environmental justice. She has published 4 books: Fukusima and the Privatization of Risk (Palgrave); Constructing Autism (Routledge); Governmentality, Biopower and Everyday Life (Routledge); Governing Childhood (Palgrave). Her most recent book, Fukushima and the Privatization of Risk explores the world’s worst nuclear disaster, & is the primary focus of her blog.
Biopolitical Effacement…in Borderless, a lecture by Libe Garcia Zarranz
A lecture by Libe Garcia Zarranz entitled Biopolitical Effacement and Disposable Bodies in Borderless: A Docu-Drama about the Lives of Undocumented Workers.
Borderless is a film by Min Sook Lee (2006)
Urban semiotics and the social semiotics of space
Roland Barthes – Semiology and the Urban
Seeing Cities Change: Local Culture and Class by Jerome Krase
Continued Ruination – Caitlin DeSilvey
A public talk about her research at Orford Ness by Caitlin DeSilvey, organised by Invisible College at the Lighthouse, Glasgow on 8.9.2012. DeSilvey is a geographer whose research explores the cultural significance of material change, using visual imagery and story-telling…
Camilo Jose Vergara: Tracking Time
“For more than four decades I have devoted myself to photographing and documenting the poorest and most segregated communities in urban America. I feel that a people’s past, including their accomplishments, aspirations and failures, are reflected less in the faces of those who live in these neighborhoods than in the material, built environment in which they move and modify over time. Photography for me is a tool for continuously asking questions, for understanding the spirit of a place, and, as I have discovered over time, for loving and appreciating cities”.
Sage Social Science Bites
Sage Social Science Bites podcast – Doreen Massey in conversation with Nigel Warburton and David Edmunds wants us to rethink our assumptions about space.
Downloadable PDF of the Discussion
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On Space: in Conversation with Doreen Massey
Audio recording of Doreen Massey at the School of Arts, University of Northampton, November 28th 2012.