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Sensing Landscape Exhibition 2016

The work featured on this page is an excerpt of what was shown at the project exhibition at the Prickwillow Museum in Prickwillow which opened on the 22nd May 2016 and ran for 3 weeks. The exhibition entitled: Sensing landscape: artists and children working together, featured the work of the artists Kyle Kirkpatrick and Rachel Wooller, who have collaborated with children at Wilburton School, Wilburton and The Weatheralls School, Soham. The photographs on the pages in the links below were exhibited alongside the artists’ work and they were taken by project participants including Barbara Bodenhorn, Richard Irvine, Elsa Lee and Jonathan Woolley, of the different field research sites and fieldwork events. Please click on the links below to view the work featured at the exhibition.  

Sensing Landscapes: Alaska-Mongolia

Sensing Landscapes: Mongolia-Mexico

Sensing Landscapes: Local places

Sensing Landscapes: Artists & children

 

This video showcases the event held at the Prickwillow Museum of the work of the Pathways Project collaborating with artists Rachel Wooller and Kyle Kirkpatrick. These two artists worked on mini-projects in local primary schools with children aged seven to eleven years old. The projects included den building and an archaeological dig.

Cambridge Interdisciplinary Research on the Environment is a group that was initiated following a successful AHRC Network grant within Social Anthropology which created an interdisciplingary netwook on Climate Histories. Following the success of this network an interdisciplinary seminar series was funded by CRASSH from 2011–2016 to continue work on this theme. This series was co-convened by the Departments of Social Anthropology, Geography, and the Engineering Department's Centre for Sustainable Development.

The series brought together people from a range of academic and non-academic backgrounds including the sciences, arts, humanities, and social sciences, and those working within policy, industry, activism, education, and media and continues as an occasional series hosted at the Mongolia & Inner Asia Studies Unit.

The connections and networks made through the discussions in this series formed the backdrop against which some funding bids were developed and the projects that resulted are also featured on this site.