I didn't know him very well. Damon Loren Baker, who recently passed away. The news, however, was devastating. I met him briefly in Bergen in 2015 - totally focused on his own world, preparing something related to the exhibition, I think, but we managed to have a nice chat even if he was becoming increasingly … Continue reading Collaborative remembering
The pandemic semester was absolutely crazy, I barely had time to attend to all the obligations related to my teaching and other administrative work (contrary to what you might think, academic work of an associate professor can be sometimes mundanely and insanely bureaucratic). Anyway, it is (almost) over now, so I can dedicate a bit … Continue reading VR Narratives: A Workshop in VR, about VR
As it is supposed to be the way of tracking my pace through the time of pandemics, inevitably there will be some ups & downs. Let's say the latter is the case this week, although I'm not sure anymore how to discriminate between these poles exactly. Even if I somehow managed to upstart (to some … Continue reading Where is our future?
,The current title of my blog, But where do we go from here? has been inspired by a poem I found in the small book, Follow the Blackbirds by Gwen Nell Westerman: Linear Process Our elders say the universe is a circle. Everything returns to its beginnings. But where do we go from here? Where … Continue reading Linear Process (or let’s decolonize narratives of pandemics)
...because in a year or so I would like to be able to trace this journey. Just to check if I was right about what is gonna come for me and for the communities I belong to. And for my research that suddenly and unexpectedly became tightly interwoven with the rest of my life. Or, … Continue reading Why?