My article, “Digital Mobility / Mobile Thinking” appears in the first volume of Kultura Nova’s four-volume series on mobility, which is titled “Mobility in Culture: Conceptual Frameworks and Approaches”.
Recently I travelled from one side of the world to the other. This is something I, and many other people, have grown accustomed to beRead More
The pandemic has thrown into sharp relief the massive inequalities on which the “old normal” world was built on, and given us privileged people a taste of what has long been the reality for far too many people all over the world. We cannot scream about our rights to move and consume when that lifestyle is based on so many others being denied those same rights.
Last year, UpStage participated in “Letters to the Earth” – organised by theatre people in the UK, in response to the climate emergency. The publicRead More
Chickens, cyberformance and the pandemic: Helen reflects on how her “sabbatical” is turning out to be very different to what she had expected.
As catastrophic fires burn out of control across large areas of Australia, decimating wildlife and ancient forests as well as taking out homes and humans,Read More
An Eichelhäher visited our street yesterday. I’d never seen one before, and it took a while to identify it.
I’ve just finished reading Ellie Harrison’s inspirational book, The Glasgow Effect, which has the byline “a tale of class, capitalism and carbon footprint”. It tells the story of Ellie’s one-year project to “not travel beyond Glasgow’s city limits, or use any vehicles except my bike, for a whole calendar year.”
A few months go, the Munich artist Tommy Schmidt invited me to be part of his project “Weltreise München“. The concept, he explained over aRead More
Five or ten years ago, when I made comments about capitalism being broken, having failed or being dead, my friends would dismiss it as aRead More