I applied to Mustarinda residency in Kainuu, Eastern Finland, to work on a book manuscript about postgrowth work and livelihoods and my ethnographic fieldwork since late 2016. Mustarinda residency is managed by the Mustarinda Association, which recently won a state art prize for multidisciplinary art. When I was accepted, the prospect of publishing an academic … Continue reading My April in Mustarinda residency
Thanks to Feminisms and Degrowth Alliance FaDa, my spring has included international research and activism, although my research visit was postponed.
In addition to friends, family, and overall familiarity, there are some surprising things I miss from home. Six months elsewhere goes past fast in almost any conditions. But these little observations remind me that I’m not at home. 1. Having more than two big tea mugs It is surprising how little material we need for … Continue reading The surprising things I miss from home
This week I attended meetings at Copenhagen Business School and walked through Frederiksberg Have (park). I'd love to write a novel or poem about the park as it seems a world of its own in the middle of Copenhagen. Actually, Frederiksberg is its own municipality in the middle of Copenhagen. Frederiksberg park is not the … Continue reading Frederiksberg winter blues
I missed my bus this morning. Twice. In a row. I took another bus which is not as convenient for me and finally made it to the Roskilde university. I need a bike, start to act like a Dane and bike to work. This episode captures something elemental about moving to another country for a … Continue reading Teleported to Roskilde