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This post was written in 2017; living in Berlin and thinking about rivers in Aotearoa. I think some of the ways of thinking about water in it have carried through into my current research. Rivers are living systems. Endless currents of debate, diverging policies, a flood of concern about water issues, none of this mattersContinue reading “Living waters”
Fragments of life on-the-move; selected from lockdown.
The central question of my PhD is how benefits are produced within a wastewaterscape. To answer this question requires a mix of methods. However, mixing methods is not as simple as cake or even concrete making. If you’ve made your own mayonnaise, I think this provides the best metaphor.
Introducing the research
The entanglement of different waters, places and living beings, is what makes water research so interesting. Water appears differently in each assemblage, with different biochemical properties, cultural meanings and capacity to shape naturecultures.