This fictocritical essay is the story of an urban waterway as reflected through layers of human and ecological history. The essay follows the form of a palimpsest of writing exploring the cumulative and generative iteration of research and creative practice. It reflects the Cooks River in Sydney, Australia, a liminal region, where natural and urban environments converge and interrogates how such spaces retain stories that have been shaped and scarred by an anthropocentric idea of urbanization often at odds with the underlying natural ecology. The river, although altered, exists as a near immutable object, enduring as a constant within place and through time, now and in the future.
|Title of host publication||Borderlines|
|Subtitle of host publication||essays on mapping and the logic of place|
|Editors||Ruthie Abeliovich, Edwin Seroussi|
|Place of Publication||Warsaw, Poland|
|Number of pages||15|
|ISBN (Electronic)||9783110623758, 9783110623802|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|
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