A stunning photo essay by Philip Steinberg and Kimberley Peters, first presented at the AAG in Chicago, to accompany their recent Society and Space paper – the paper itself is open access for one month.
Originally posted on Society and space:
The following photo essay is a supplement to Philip Steinberg and Kimberley Peters’ ‘Wet ontologies, fluid spaces: giving depth to volume through oceanic thinking’, that appears in issue 2 of the 2015 volume of Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. Here, Steinberg and Peters interweave extracts from the paper with autoethnographic reflections on the seas in their lives. The paper will be open access until May 27, 2015.
How does our perspective change when we think not only from the sea, but with the sea?
Over the past two decades, the sea has slowly crept into human geography. Together with colleagues in the emergent field of critical ocean geography, we have been making the argument, time and again, that geography has historically been a land-locked and terra-centric project. Geography is ‘earth-writing’, and earthliness has been taken very literally in shaping the spaces in which geographical study…
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