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The consolation of irreparability

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‘It takes practice to experience time differently, but I found that for me, death got a different meaning in this concept of time than in a linear concept of time’In ‘The Store of the Worlds’

Feb 24, 2022

The Forum, Anke Snoek, Grief and time, Irreparability, The escape

Worlds Endings

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‘And so you awake from your escape to find your life was already an escape to the world of your heart’s desire…’

Feb 17, 2021

The Forum, Consciousness and perception, Justin Clemens, Real, The escape

The Right Every Man Should Have

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‘Until it burns out with the sun, my vocation is to love Earth, not escape it, to practice caring for it and the other people and places that are here.’

Feb 10, 2021

The Forum, Alda Balthrop-Lewis, Climate apocalypse, Male privilege, The Es

On Escaping

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‘unlike the nuclear threat, the apocalypse doesn’t come through an encounter with an enemy, it is a product of modernisation itself, it is a product of the repetition of consumption. The climate apocalypse is an accumulation of our past, a product of desire itself.’

Feb 3, 2021

The Forum, Desire, Scott Kirkland, The escape, The past, Time

Landmarks are in the eye of the beholder…

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‘To contemplate its contradictions and uneasy legacy. To connect with the others that are drawn into its space.’

Jan 22, 2021

The Forum, Ann Edwards, Holy Family Catholic Church, Landmark

An architecture of complexity and contested value

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‘On mentioning my research, the church building I am frequently asked about is Holy Family. Architects, engineers, clergy, parishioners, academics ask about its design influences…’

Dec 31, 2020

The Forum, Architecture, Concrete modernist, Holy Family Catholic Church, Lisa Marie Daunt

Space held our big questions

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‘where were the female, non-Anglo, working class displaced & migrant family, public school educated photographers with chronic illness and trauma??’

Dec 11, 2020

The Forum, Connection, Holy Family Catholic Church, Sera Harris, Space

Give a man a fish…

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However, it seems to me unfair that I would be given this chance ahead of others. Was it through good fortune, or positive thinking?

Dec 4, 2020

The Forum, Care, Holy Family Catholic Church, Homelessness, John Foster

The Value of Landmarks – The Holy Family Catholic Church

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‘Our response to a building like this, our deep affection for some places and loathing of others: what does that say about us and our community? How can we tell if our reaction is something to treasure and protect or to carefully unravel?’

Nov 26, 2020

The Forum, Ann Edwards, Holy Family Catholic Church