As part of the process of research and making public, on this page Collecting Otherwise's Working Group publishes its ongoing, always under contruction* writings that reflect on tools and methodologies, case studies and the archive.
A wandering conversation on preservation
Artist and Working Group member Hannah Dawn Henderson wanders and wonders on inhabiting as preserving.
An Annotation on Footnotes
Written by artist and working group member Hannah Dawn Henderson, a contribution for the first TNL! Public Gathering of Collecting Otherwise, on February 2021.
Vrouwen Bouwen Wonen and Networking as Feminist Practice
Networks of Care - How do we go about rebuilding communities and empowering them through the networks we build and inhabit? And how do we re-structure care in networking, as a pre-digital, nurturing, feminist practice?
Working Group member Michael Karabinos reflects on how multiple stories cut across multiple archives.
The Living Archive
Researcher Federica Notari wrote this essay as her contribution to Gathering #4: Soft Closing, in December of 2021, marking the end of the first year of Collecting Otherwise.
This selection of essays, articles and other references is our ever-growing library list. It contributes to our research and establishes frames and lenses through which to see our case studies.
Archiving, Collectivity and Self-Publishing
Architecture / Community / Histories
Labour / Institutions / Community Toolkit for Cooperative, Collective, & Collaborative Cultural Work
Gaps / Photography / Unseen Chasing Phantoms in the Archives: The Australia House Photograph Collection
Media / Collectives / Decoloniality Inward Outward, Critical Archival Engagements with Sounds and Films of Coloniality
Living, Fluidity and Space
Community / Histories / Performance Performing the Archival Body: Inciting Queered Feminist (Dis)locational Rhetorics Through Place-Based Pedagogies
Queer / Space / Dialogues Queering Architecture: Diversity of Gender and Sexuality in the Profession
Telling, Positionality and Care
Narratives / Histories / Identity The records of memory, the archives of identity: Celebrations, texts and archival sensibilities