On October 28th 2022 the FEELed Lab met for the sixth installment of Littoral Listening, this time on the topic of marginalia. Five in attendance, we zoomed from four continents and as many parts of the day to listen into and share of murky ideas and ideals of delineating lines, pesky vowels, and inevitable change.
In 2021 the FEELed Lab started a semi-regular, online convening of interested folks from different and same time zones. The idea was to have a reading group that would prioritize listening and ask little preparation of participants. We named this gathering Littoral Listening, calling on the land/water transition space for inspiration.
The littoral–where land and water meet and co-constitute each other–is murky.
A gathering of trees welcomed a recombinant collective of knowledge keepers, volunteers, poets, players, thinkers, practitioners, participants, painters, deer, documentarians, story tellers, learners, teachers, the sound of spring freshet, clouds, and a fire–drenched eventually, for safety.
On Saturday March 12th the sky above the Okanagan valley drizzled water. Meanwhile, the FEELed Lab convened a gathering with the intent to set to simmer conversations of caring for and with the Land that makes possible all that we do and are here. This event was orchestrated by Pamela, Jasmine, and Grouse Barnes, syilx… Continue reading A Land care conversation
Thanks for the feel-ed lab team for composing these notes. Finding words&moments shared and unthought-of, being reminded the importance of darkness that accompanies light are few of those magical feelings I found while reading these notes. I am an uninvited translator from Taiwan. Since October last year, we start to have a small Bodies of… Continue reading Elsewhere participant Renyu: Thaw
[41.869513, 2.650965] My name is Isabel and I am an artist from and currently based in Barcelona. This weekend I took the opportunity to conduct a very intimate Fringe Natures event while visiting my mum. She lives in Santa Coloma the Farners. This town is located in a region called “La Selva” (The rainforest) due… Continue reading Elsewhere Participant Isabel Val: Thaw
On Friday February 18th Littoral Listening #3: Rest, was postponed. “I saw a world in which the sun and the moon shone at the same time,” begins the passage we would have read together.
Last Friday we, the FEELed Lab, collaborated with ZOOM to host an intercontinental gathering of digitized humans for discussion of we the idea and various versions of associated pronoun anarchy. Some returned for this second round of Littoral Listening, having attended the first, some were drawn in by a metaphor in its early stages of… Continue reading we/us/ours