Ecology: Knowing home
EMBODIED ECOLOGY: "...imagining porous and receptive bodies...intimately influenced by their surroundings..." (Andrea Ford,2019)
An informal path that allows a direct journey, the most energy efficient route, giving clues to our desires as a species and as individuals.
This tree fell across the river (to get to the other side?!) A path for human and non human? The river flows its desire line.
I walked an unnatural line, direct on the map, from Higher Close to under the redwoods to mark a desire line where I would not trample anyone. What is that treelike marking in the field?
Wall Kimmerer, Robin, Interview with,Onbeing.org, Sept 2019
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Harroway, Donna "Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene" Duke University Press, 2016
Manguso, Sarah "Ongoingness: The End of a Diary" Picador, 2019
Sheldrake, Merlin Entangled Life: How fungi make our worlds, change our minds and shape our futures, Vintage, 2021