.    Neither on Land nor at Sea

 · Neither on Land nor at Sea · Neither on Land nor at Sea

〰️  This page contains a collection of research and reference material stemming from the work and pondering of the curator, mentors, guests and participants in the Neither on Land nor at Sea project.

The page also hosts some of the individual and/or collective outcomes emerging from the residency moments, as scattered fragments of a wider picture. 

This is a dynamic space, it will change and adapt as the project evolves.

Sorry, I didn’t
Can you say that

is an exercise in mutual translation, weaved together by Omar Al-Zo’bi, Noemi Alfieri, Emma Ben Aziza, Tewa Barnosa, Virginie Bobin, Diyae Bourhim, Chiara Cartuccia, Allison Grimaldi Donahue, Vir Andres Hera, Danae Io, Joyce Joumaa, Asel Kadyrkhanova, Thais Akina Yoshitake, Nona Markaian, Engy Mohsen, in the context of Gestures of Untranslatability, Module V of Neither on Land nor at Sea, led by Qalqalah قلقلة (Virginie Bobin & Vir Andres Hera), with invited guests Andrea Ancira, Mirene Arsanios and Anna T.

[collective sense making] in [plain planes] of [future sediments] just [moisture and nothing more] is a glossary, conceived, compiled, designed by Blqees Zuhair, Yasamin Ghalehnoie, Tawfik Naas, Annie Albagli, Giulia Colletti, Valentina Mandalari, Pietro Lo Casto, Audrey Samson, Fran Gallardo, Chiara Cartuccia, during Neither on Land nor at Sea Module II [5-11 June 2023]

Some readings from the NOLNAS library:

, Arjun, Modernity at Large, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press (1996)

Césaire, Aimé, Discourse on Colonialism, translated by Joan Pinkham. New York: Monthly Review Press (2000)

Chambers, Iain. Mediterranean Crossings: The Politics of an Interrupted Modernity, Durham: Duke University Press (2008)

Davis, Diana K., Resurrecting the Granary of Rome, Athens: Ohio University Press (2007)

Gilroy, Paul, The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness. London: Verso (1993)

Glissant, Edouard, Poetics of Relation. Chicago: University of Michigan (1997)

Hamilakis, Yannis, The Nation and its Ruins. Antiquity, Archaeology, and National Imagination in Greece. Oxford: University Press (2007)

Hansen, Peo and Stefan Jonsson, Eurafrica: the untold history of European integration and colonialism. London: Bloomsbury Academic (2014)

Rodney, Walter. How europe underdeveloped africa. London: Verso Books (2018)

Henni, Samia (ed.), Deserts are not Empty, New York: Columbia Books on Architecture and the City (2022)

De la Cadena, Marisol, Earth beings: Ecologies of practice across Andean worlds, Duke University Press (2015)

Prashad, Vijay, The darker nations: a people’s history of the Third World, New York: The New Press (2007)

Massey, Doreen, For Space, London: Sage (2005)

Mbembe, Achille, On the Postcolony. San Francisco: University of California Press (2001)

Povinelli, Elizabeth A., Geontologies: A requiem to late liberalism, Duke University Press (2016)

McKittrick, Katherine, Demonic Grounds. Black Women and the Cartographies of Struggle. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press (2006)

Memmi, Albert, The Colonizer and the Colonized. Boston: Beacon Press (1967)

Mezzadra, Sandro, and Brett Neilson. Border as Method, or, the Multiplication of Labor. Durham, NC: Duke University Press (2013)

Gumbs, Alexis Pauline. Undrowned: Black Feminist Lessons from Marine Mammals, AK Press (2020)

Fanon, Frantz, The Wretched of the Earth, New York: Grover (2004)

Sadek, Walid, Matter of Words, Parachute (2002)

Olufemi, Lola. Experiments in Imagining Otherwise. Hajar Press (2021)

Talbayev, Edwige Tamalet and Yasser Elhariry (ed.) Critically Mediterranean: Temporalities, Aesthetics, and Deployments of a Sea in Crisis, Springer International Publishing (2018)

Calvino, Italo, The Invisible Cities, London: Secker & Warburg, (1974)

Said, Edward W., Culture and Imperialism, New York: Knopf (1993)

Said, Edward W., Orientalism: Western concepts of the Orient,  New York: Pantheon (1978)

Adebajo, Adekeye, The Curse of Berlin: Africa After the Cold War, New York: Columbia University Press (2010)

Walcott, Derek, Omeros, New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (1990)

Braverman, Irus (ed.), Laws of the Sea: Interdisciplinary Currents, Taylor & Francis (2022)

Barghouthi, Hussein, Among the Almond Trees: A Palestinian Memoir, Seagull Books (2018)