MONASS is pleased to announce that the following publication prepared for a Special Issue of History of Meteorology is now available online: Cullen, B. and Geros, C. (2020). ‘Constructing the Monsoon: Colonial Meteorological Cartography, 1844-1944.’ History of Meteorology. Online Open Access here: https://meteohistory.org/ojs/index.php/journal/article/view/3 The abstract of this paper reads as follows: Meteorological cartographies provide a way of […]
MONASS is pleased to announce that the following two publications prepared for a Monsoon Assemblages Special Forum in GeoHumanities are now available online: Bremner, L. (2020). ‘Sedimentary Ways.’ Online Open Access here: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/2373566X.2020.1799718 The abstract of this paper reads as follows: This paper is a thought experiment to attune to the geo-physical and geo-political materialities […]
We are pleased to announce that two drawings by Monsoon Assemblages Research Associate, John Cook, have been accepted for the Royal Academy Summer/Winter Exhibition and will be on show from 9th October 2020 to 3rd January 2021. They are drawings of the summer and winter South Asian monsoons in 2016 and the instruments that recorded […]
MONASS is pleased to announce another great publication, this time by PhD researcher, Anthony Powis. His paper titled ‘An excess of thought, or the thinking materials of research,’ has just been published in Hyphen Journal, an open-access journal led by PhD researchers from the University of Westminster. The abstract of the paper reads as follows: […]
MONASS is pleased to announce that the following publication arising from the grant research has just been released on line: Cullen, B. (2020). ‘Constellations of weathering: following the meteorological mobilities of Bangla bricks.’ Mobilities. Online Open Access here: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17450101.2020.1759929 This publication is open access and available to download from the link provided.
The Monsoon Assemblages team is pleased to announce that we have been invited to contribute to the Venice Architecture Biennale 2020, ‘How will we Live Together? curated by Hashim Sarkis. Our proposal, ‘Between the Barometer and the Dragonfly’ is being developed in collaboration with Office of Experiments, a London based Arts Practice. The full list […]
Since March 2019 when we held our final symposium, Monsoon [+ other] Grounds, the MONASS team has been busy. The following is a summary of what we have been doing: 1 Design Studio 18 The final MArch level design studio aligned with Monsoon Assemblages ended in June 2019. The studio worked on the Ayeyarwaddy River […]
I have just returned from a busy and extremely stimulating one-and-a-half day event in New York, a workshop on Delta and River Cities hosted by Columbia University’s World Projects and Centre for Resilient Cities and Landscapes. It was held in Columbia’s Lenfest Center for the Arts on W 129th Street, a magnificent, recently opened building […]
MONASS is pleased to announce that the following two publications arising from the grant research have just been released on line: Bremner, L. (2020). ‘Sedimentary logics and the Rohingya Refugee camps in Bangladesh.’ Political Geography 77. Published online here: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2019.102109 Bremner, L. (2019). ‘Planning the 2015 Chennai Floods.’ Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space. Published […]
DS18’s end of year exhibition opened on 14th June at 18.00, as part of the annual University of Westminster OPEN Exhibition. The exhibition will be open 15 June – 09 July, from 10.00 – 21.00. Further details are on the flyer below. For samples of students work on show go here and here.