About to come
Published November 2005
Kate Foster is the Leverhulme Artist in Residence in the Department of Geographical and Earth Sciences at the University of Glasgow. In addition to her practice as an artist she is also a lay member of the University Biodiversity Working Party. Her research involves making tangential environmental histories, mainly through the recoverable biographies of particular specimens in natural history collections; re-working classic museum habitat dioramas in the context of current human and physical geographical thinking. Her current projects include “BioGeoGraphies” a project drawing upon concerns within Geographical and Earth Sciences as well as Biological Science.
Dr Hayden Lorimer is a lecturer in the Department of Geographical and Earth Sciences at the University of Glasgow whose research focuses on Scotland in the past century exploring the geographical dimensions of landscape, nature, fieldwork, science, memory, mobility and biography. His ongoing research projects include; Hinterland: a cultural geography of biography, supported by an award from the AHRB, drawing the concept of biography into dialogue with cultural geography: and Pedestrian geographies: walking, knowing and placing Scotland’s mountains, supported by the ESRC, casts Scotland’s mountains as complex, hybrid spaces where people negotiate relationships with the natural environment.