The Museum Of Pictorial Culture

From Less-Known Russian Avant-garde series Lev Manovich and Julian Sunley, 2021 Although we usually assume think that first museum of modern art was MoMA (New York, 1929), an earlier museum called Museum of Pictorial Culture was established in 1919 and run by most important Russian avant-garde artists until its closing in 1929. Our essays discuss…

Rethinking Congenital Synaesthesia    

TT JOURNAL, VOL.1, ISSUE 3, PREVIEW Rethinking Congenital Synaesthesia                     David Howes, Anton Dorso Thank you, Anton, for your interest in my work, and for providing me with the opportunity to rethink the phenomenon of synaesthesia from an anthropological, or cross-cultural, perspective in response to your highly perspicacious barrage of questions.  1.    …

Film and new food rituals in the time of COVID-19

TT JOURNAL, VOL.1, ISSUE 3 preview As sensory anthropologist David Howes writes in his contribution to the Sensory Orders exhibition catalogue (curated by Chris Salter): “Sensory anthropology fleshes out the concept of the “sensory order” through analyzing how the senses are valued and combined differently in different societies. Some societies value feeling over seeing, or…

Call for submissions

Dear reader, We are opening a call for submissions for the 3rd issue of TT journal. The theme remains broadly centred on the role of the senses in making sense of our world and our place in it. By extension this also includes the impact of the pandemic on this relationship and the growing role…

TT journal issue 2: Editorial

Dear Reader, Here is a second issue of our Tangible Territory journal, with a wonderful array of contributions, introducing various textures and flavours of experience, reflections and resonances by a number of inspiring artists, thinkers, writers and philosophers. There are several currents that have emerged here, naturally, within the core themes of embodiment, virtualisation of…

TT journal issue 1: Editorial

TT Journal, Vol.1, ISSUE 1, 3rd November 2020 Click her for ISSUE 1: CONTENT OVERVIEW Dear Reader, Welcome to the first issue of our Tangible Territory journal, which comes into being partly because of this strange and abrupt transformation of our everyday reality yet is also a result of a much longer investigation. This journey…

Welcome

Dear reader, I have decided to start this journal out of the need to find a space to connect with others, at a time when meeting you in a physical space to share ideas and projects has become a challenge. Additionally, because of my ongoing artistic interests in embodiment, sensory perception and landscape/place, I have…

Imagine London

Like most of us in the UK, I find myself spending all my time in the local neighbourhood. Having explored every corner, noticing new paths and little digressions with newly found curiosity, I am growing increasingly tired of the same configurations of walks, sequences of streets and local parks. Additionally, unlike in the recent past,…