counterfield (n.) where practitioners and researchers experiment with emergent forms of
a space of learning
out of kilter
We wonder how to disrupt institutionalised modes of knowledge production that proliferate and repress? From within, what can we build beyond the scaffolds of the university?
Blurring the binary between theory and practice
within the geography of visual cultures.
An informal and nourishing space
to share and experiment together
to push boundaries, to make noise
to search for freedoms afforded within the institution and without
moving beyond journal publications, conferences, lectures.
as well the academic parameters which dominate the production of research
play with methodologies and concepts
Intersecting with multiple research streams (mapping, connecting, disrupting, transforming)
through flows of embodiment, performance choreography, materiality and their excesses.
moving within and beyond art-making methods-practices, exhibitions, curatorial spaces
How do different intentions and trajectories unfold?
As streams are threaded together, we are mindful of not drowning.
Working where threads overlap and knot together, we are supported in these tangles.
seeing and writing
thinking and resisting
ways of living and working with each other.
redressing ourselves, shedding
spores, overflowing, infecting,
A living organism, folding and unfolding.
Doing and Undoing
REFLECTING on how we LEARN
CREATING room for FEEDBACK
EXPERIMENTING with PROTOCOLS (literature reviews, ethics forms, annual reports)
Finding ways for our terms to merge into one another.