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Picnic : order, ambiguity and community by Kevin Harris and Gemma Orton

Submitted by on November 15, 2011 – 10:00 am

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About : People interact around food. Conventional mealtimes are ordered occasions when social relationships are reaffirmed. But picnic is different, often characterised by a wobbly combination of conviviality and disorder. So what does it tell us about the way we think of ‘community’?

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Published November 2011

Kevin Harris is an author and community development commentator, and has written the Neighbourhoods blog since 2003. He is also the founder of consultancy, Local Level.

Gemma Orton is a visual artist ā€“ visit her website.

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