A photo elicitation is simply inserting a photograph into a research interview. Photographs help facilitate communication with the interviewer and the person being interviewed, and helps evoke feelings and memories in the interviewee while generating information and useful data. Tinkler (2013) also notes that photographs help with, “discussion, reflection and recollection” which is a valuable […]Read more "Trees, and how we view them."
Nixon explains his concept of slow violence as: “violence that occurs gradually and out of sight, a violence of delayed destruction that is dispersed across time and space, an attritional violence that is typically not viewed as violence at all,” (Nixon 2011:3). Nixon describes examples of slow violence as toxic buildup, massing greenhouse gases, and […]Read more "Are we slow to realise the violence around us?"
A term coined by Donna Haraway for our pets is a ‘companion species.’ This blog post will examine four human-pet relationships with reference to the concept of a ‘companion species’ in a photo essay format, thus effectively showing the impact that this kind of relationship can have on humans and vice versa. My grandmother had […]Read more "Companion Species"
I aim to discuss the Anthropocene in this blog post in terms of what it is and what the consequences of living within the Anthropocene are, with reference to the readings of Gisli, P et al. (2013), Steffen, W et al. (2011), Waters, CN et al. (2016.) I will also be discussing the sound of […]Read more "Is the Anthropocene really our scene?"
In this blog post, with reference to the environmental issue of mining pollution, three articles will be discussed in the form of an EH analysis based on the article by Holm, P et al. (2015.) According to Grant and Lawhon (2014:43), environmental concerns such as mining pollution are cast into a negative light and cause […]Read more "Mining Pollution. Humans, we are failing this Earth."