With so many new faces around the lab, we wanted to make space for longer introductions to the research affiliates who are convening this year’s events. Our first profile is on Irene Trejo, who is convening Littoral Listening #8 on December 13. 1. Can you tell us about your work/research?My work focuses on the investigation of… Continue reading Researcher Profile: Irene Trejo
The FEELed Lab’s new lending library is in the making! As part of Natalie Rice’s engagement with the FEELed Lab as Researcher in/of/on Place, she has been busy curating an exciting selection of books with many local authors on the shelves. We are accepting donations so if you have some material that you feel would… Continue reading An emergent FEELed Library
This FEELed Note is the first in a series written by Natalie Rice, the FEELed Lab Researcher in/of/on Place this year. + + + Listen / Silent Thank you to the FEELed lab for welcoming my brief notes. And thank you to the syilx people who have cared for this land since time immemorial. As… Continue reading listen is an anagram of silent
On October 26th I conveyed a ‘Fringe Nature’ event at the FEELed Lab at Woodhaven Eco Culture Centre, located on unceded syilx territory. Astrida brought the group together as we introduced ourselves to each other and this place, around a campfire on a warm autumn afternoon. Titled, ‘What’s Your Anthotype?’ this low-stakes, come-as-you-are activity was designed to… Continue reading What’s Your Anthotype?
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.
Last year, we FEELers were lucky to have spent some time in beautiful Woodhaven Regional Park on unceded syilx territory. This began with a walk around the park with Westbank First Nation councillor Jordan Coble and some of his colleagues last October. We also learned from the generous Land Care circle offered by Pamela, Grouse… Continue reading The FEELed Lab at Woodhaven Ecoculture Centre
Over the past few months, the FEELed Lab has been participating in “A Mostly Screen-Free, Zine-Full, Remote-Participation Conference on Experimental Methods for Research and Research Exchange” – you can read more about this excellent initiative convened by the Low Carbon Research Methods group here. The FEELed Lab’s participation included, first, making our first zine! This… Continue reading DIY Methods Day at the Lab!
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.
Although the FEELed Labbers are mostly on summer rest, we couldn’t miss the opportunity to join forces with FCCS 2090 (no, that is not a typo) Woodhaven Artist-in-Residence, Tessa Zettel, to conjure up a bit of lichen love. Tessa was visiting sylix territories on behalf of the T. Rudzenskaite Memorial Amateur Lichenologists Society, which has… Continue reading Fringe Natures #8: Lichen Love (What’s your commitment?)
As we close up shop for some summertime rest and downtime, we want to take a moment to reflect on a wonderful first year together, experimenting in this new infrastructure we call the FEELed Lab! I (Astrida) will speak for myself and say that I am feeling a few feelings! First, I would like to… Continue reading FEELings after one year at the FEELed Lab…