Category Archives: Gaston Gordillo

Audio recording of talk on terrain and territory from AAG 2015

The audio recording of my 22 April 2015 AAG talk on ‘The Geophysics of Territory’ is available here (18 minutes). This was in sessions co-organised with Gastón Gordillo; Derek Gregory and Setha Low acted as discussants. The talk ranges across quite … Continue reading

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Gastón Gordillo on The Insurgent Underground

Very interesting piece by Gastón Gordillo on his Space and Politics blog – The Insurgent Underground.

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Pip Thornton – ‘The meaning of light: seeing and being on the battlefield’

Pip Thornton’s paper  “The meaning of light: seeing and being on the battlefield” has been published in Cultural Geographies. This paper was part of the sessions on ‘Terrain‘ Gastón Gordillo and I organised at the AAG earlier this year. Derek Gregory … Continue reading

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The Funambulist Papers Volume 2 – print on demand and open access e-book

The Funambulist Papers Volume 2, edited by Léopold Lambert is now available as print on demand and open access e-book from Punctum Books. I have an essay in it, along with Derek Gregory, Gastón Gordillo, Grégoire Chamayou, Erin Manning, Elena Loizidou and many others. … Continue reading

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Gastón Gordillo – Terrain as Insurgent Weapon (abstract)

Gastón Gordillo shares an update on his ongoing work on terrain, for a forthcoming conference at UBC. Very sorry to miss this one – I’ll still be in Melbourne, talking about a related topic. Gastón and I have organised two … Continue reading

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The most important academic books to me from 2014

A non-systematic, alphabetically ordered list of the academic books published this year I read and most liked – the photo is of some that were to hand. Louis Althusser, On the Reproduction of Capitalism (Verso) Ben Anderson, Encountering Affect: Capacities, Apparatuses, Conditions (Ashgate) Étienne Balibar, Equaliberty: … Continue reading

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Gastón Gordillo on Forensis: The Architecture of Public Truth

Gastón Gordillo has posted the introduction of his review of the Forensis collection, directed by Eyal Weizman. The full review essay will appear in Environment and Planning D: Society and Space in early 2015.

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Gastón Gordillo – ‘Passion for Terrain’; Léopold Lambert – ‘Spinozist Body/Terrain’

There is an interesting piece by Gastón Gordillo on ‘Passion for Terrain’ at his Space and Politics blog. It’s mainly about wingsuit flying, but indicates some of the arguments of his book in progress Opaque Planet: Outline of a Theory … Continue reading

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Two sessions on ‘Terrain’ at the Chicago AAG – organised by Stuart Elden and Gastón Gordillo

Despite the AAG website meltdown, Gastón Gordillo and I have organised two sessions on Terrain for the Chicago Association of American Geographers meeting in April 2015. These sessions seeks to think critically, theoretically, and politically about the question of terrain. This … Continue reading

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Books received – Querrien, Recherches, Gordillo, Piper, Lefebvre

Three books linked to Michel Foucault’s collaborative work with CERFI; Gastón Gordillo’s Rubble (see my interview with Gastón at societyandspace.com); Karen Piper’s The Price of Thirst; a first edition of Henri Lefebvre’s study of the Pyrenees, and the new issues of … Continue reading

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