Fabricated Flowers

There are neon coral-pink flowers in this forest today. The forest, which we call Haro Woods, is located on the traditional lands of the Lekwungen people. Lacing through this forest is Worm River, rich with dense clay silt, dotted with stubbly tree branch fragments blown down with strong winds, and populated by floating tennis balls … More Fabricated Flowers

Vibrant Matter(S): Figuring Death Within Early Childhood Practices

Vibrant Matter(S): Figuring Death Within Early Childhood Practices The featured photo, posted on the Royal British Columbia Museum’s Twitter feed on September 22, 2015, caught my eye. What is a taxidermied bird doing on a field trip to the beach?  While obviously ‘still’, it seems oddly vibrant sitting there. Still life? Lively, still, after who … More Vibrant Matter(S): Figuring Death Within Early Childhood Practices