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[New Book!] Papillote Press presents, ‘Still Standing: the Ti Kais of Dominica’Still Standing By Adom Philogene Heron Photographs by Marica Honychurch ISBN: 9781838041588 Original paperback Price: £21.50 Publication: October 2022 This beautifully illustrated book is a celebration of the vanishing vernacular architecture of Dominica. These small wooden homes, ingeniously crafted and carefully adapted to their environment, have withstood hurricanes and earthquakes since their emergence in the post-emancipation period. […]
A Tribute to Women Farmers in Dominica￼A Tribute to Women Farmers in Dominica: Recording their Life Stories The Women Farmers Oral History work stream set out to record and share the life histories of long-time women farmers. We considered the centrality of farming: as the lifeblood of Dominica’s economy; as an integral aspect of the island’s environmental sustainability; and as well […]
MGI’s 2022 Symposium Report: Dominica well on the road to recoveryAs the Surviving Storms | Caribbean Cyclone Cartography Project approaches its final months, our first post-research symposium took place at the Fort Young Hotel, in the Commonwealth of Dominica on August 25th and 26th 2022. Each work package presented its outcomes so far at the interactive workshop, which included short films, books (soon to be […]
[CLACS Seminar] Still Standing: Notes from the Ti Kai Project, DominicaCLACS, School of Advanced Study University of London Seminar Online presentation introducing the Ti Kai Project Chair: Oscar Webber (CLACS, IMLR) Speakers: Adom Philogene Heron (Goldsmiths, University of London)Marica Honychurch (Photographer and President of Dominican Society for Heritage, Architectural, Preservation and Enhancement, SHAPE)Jeanne Royer (Dominican architecture student, Havana)Polly Patullo (Author, publisher, and co-founder of Papillote Press) […]
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Still Standing: Notes from the Ti Kai Project, Dominica | presentation at CLACSA presentation at the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, School of Advanced Study,…
Dominica Story Project Presentation | Caribbean Studies Network | Oxford UniversityCreate Caribbean interns Kaila Ann Guiste + Tracy Daway joined Dr Schuyler Esprit + Dr…
‘Geographies of Risk’ podcastAdom speaks with Environmental Dynamics Lab’s Dr Eli Lazarus about the project + survival plots…
Inaugural Project SymposiumMorne Bruce, Dominica | 6th May 2021 On the 6th May 2021 the Surviving Storms…
HeartlandA love letter to fruit and family | An almanac for Caribbean futures This multi-modal…
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