Trespassing in Fieldwork

On 3 June 2014 the Technological Natures research cluster sponsored an interdisciplinary symposium entitled “Trespassing in Fieldwork,” held at St. Hilda’s College, Oxford.  Organized by Dr. Peter Wynn Kirby with crucial assistance from the intrepid Sasha Engelmann, the symposium investigated “trespass” in its ethical, methodological and social dimensions, hosting presentations grouped into three at once… Continue reading Trespassing in Fieldwork

The Politics of Urban Exploration

‘Young people everywhere have been allowed to choose between love and a garbage disposal unit. Everywhere they have chosen the garbage disposal unit.’ -Guy Debord A few months back, I was invited to the Barbican to discuss my book Explore Everything with Will Self (seen above playing out Wanderer Above the Sea of Rubbish). As you might expect, Will ran circles around… Continue reading The Politics of Urban Exploration