Category Archives: Venue

Fake Food Fight

IMAGE: A street market in the U.S. military’s fake Afghan village of Ertebat Shar. All photographs by Nicola Twilley. Every unit of the U.S. military, immediately prior to combat deployment, spends three weeks at the National Training Centre at Fort Irwin, California. Scattered across a base the size of Luxembourg, in the middle of the Mojave […]

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Of Sisters and Clones: An Interview with Jessica Rath

The story below is cross-posted from Venue, where you can also read about performing horses and saloon cats in the Denver Public Library archives and pop-up opera at Whole Foods in Miami. Venue — a pop-up interview studio and multimedia rig traveling around North America through September 30, 2013 — is a project of the Nevada […]

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Invisible Fences: An Interview with Dean Anderson

The story below is cross-posted from Venue , where you can also read about lunar analogues in Arizona, prison visiting room portrait backdrops, cave organs, and more. Venue — a pop-up interview studio and multimedia rig traveling around North America through September 30, 2013 — is a project of the Nevada Museum of Art’s Center for […]

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Worm Power

Earlier this year, Geoff Manaugh of BLDGBLOG and I launched a new project, Venue, in partnership with the Nevada Museum of Art’s Center for Art + Environment and Studio-X NYC, and with the generous support of the Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF), Nevada Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts. The story below is […]

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Travels with Venue

Site visits and interviews have formed the basis of many of my favourite posts on Edible Geography over the years, whether it be documenting a trip to the mushroom tunnel of Mittagong in Australia or discussing the particular flavour and effervescence of Antarctic ice cores with climatologist Paul Mayewski. I’m thrilled, then, to announce the launch of a new project, Venue, in which Geoff Manaugh of BLDGBLOG and I will travel around North America combining the two formats.

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