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Axioms for reading a landscape

For the past year and a half, I've been working on a durational installation-based poetry project, called Interview with a river.

it draws on my experience with installation-based practices, is influenced by my training in critical geography, and engages with field-based practices.

for this particular installation, i tied three geography texts to a cedar tree facing the river, and am tracking how the river ecosystem interprets (changes, influences, adapts) the writing of these texts.

The texts include:
Lewis, Peirce. "Axioms for reading the landscape." The interpretation of ordinary landscapes 23 (1979): 167-187, a classic and influential (and also problematic) geography text.

Mitchell, Don. "New axioms for reading the landscape: paying attention to political economy and social justice." In Political economies of landscape change, pp. 29-50. Springer, Dordrecht, 2008, an important response to Pierce’s earlier Axioms.

Phillips, Jonathan D. "Place formation and ax…

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