I am looking at the herbaceous plants growing in the area, the relevance of the categorization “native” and “non-native”, and the war on “invasive species”.
I’m also looking at the interaction between the plants, and at Darwin’s On the Origin of Species verses Kropotkin’s Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution.
Not quite sure where this is going yet.
Our local flora:
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (native)
ACHILLEA PTARMICA (native)
AETHUSA CYNAPIUM (native)
ANTHYLLIS VULNERARIA (native)
ARTEMISIA VULGARIS (native)
BALLOTA NIGRA (non-native)
BERTEROA INCANA (non-native)
BUDDLEJA DAVIDII (non-native)
CENTAUREA JACEA (native)
CHRYSANTEMUM SEGETUM (non-native)
CICHORIUM INTYBUS (non-native)
CIRCIUM AVENSE (native)
CIRSIUM VULGARE (native)
CLEMATIS VITALBA (native)
CREPIS BIENNIS (non-native)
DIANTHUS DELTOIDES (non-native)
DIPLOTAXIS MURALIS (native)
ECHIUM VULGARE (native)
GYPSOPHILA MURALIS (native)
HELICHRYSUM ARENARIUM (native)
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (native)
LINARIA VULGARIS (native)
LOTUS CORNICULATUS (native)
MEDICAGO FALCATA (native)
MEDICAGO LUPULINA (native)
MEDICAGO SATIVA (native)
MELILOTUS ALBUS MEDIK (non-native)
MELILOTUS OFFICINALIS (non-native)
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (non-native)
PLANTAGO LANCEOLATA (non-native)
RESEDA LUTEA (non-native)
RUMEX ACETOSA (non-native)
SAPPONARIA OFFICINALIS (native)
SEDUM ACRE (native)
SEDUM ALBUM (native)
SILENE LATIFOLIA (native)
SINAPIS ALBA (non-native)
SOLIDAGO CANADENSIS (non-native)
TANACETUM VULGARE (native)
TRIFOLIUM ARVENSE (native)
TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE (native)
TRIFOLIUM REPENS (native)
URTICA DIOICA (native)
VERBASCUM PHOLOMOIDES (native)
And if anyone can tell me what these last three little fuckers are, it would be a lot of help:
Berliner Mauer (top), my cycle routes coloured by day (below)
I am observing and recording clouds.
Transparent, whitish cloud veil of fibrous or smooth appearance, totally or partly covering the sky, and generally producing halo phenomena.
In stead if overlaying the tracks, and giving them differed colors, I now made them subsequent 15% bigger.
These research results will form the basis for my paper presentation at ISEA2009 Belfast Waterfront Hall Bar II Saturday 29 August 14:00.
The paper can be fount on www.elasticmapping.net
Total routine. Kreutzberg is my run town now
Today every step feels like home run
Third run. I am now with three of myself
Body recovery. I spend this day hanging out at the terrain of the Research Station itself.
…and remembering where I was yesterday. Finding my way more easy than the first time, and doing a small part of the route totally different. Exploration. Still arriving approximately at the same time…
This can only be done ones. Otherwise it becomes retracing. Witch can again be done endlessly….
I plan to join the local park experience of sports minded Berliners by jogging. I will set out a nice run for myself with as many trees as possible. For me the run will be firstly totally new, as I did never run in Berlin before. Every time that I do the run again, the memories about the run(s) before will come back. I improve myself every day, so in a way I always run against myself. I improve the route every day, so the best parts will be run most intensely.
The research will be about how the visualization of my route data and speed do influence my every day experience both the city and my body.
The Research Station is commissioned by SKULPTURENPARK BERLIN_ZENTRUM for their project Wunderland. The station can be found on the open ground between Seydelstr and Beuthstr
Researchers include: Esther Polak (Amsterdam) 18-22 Aug, Annika Lundgren (Gothenburg/Berlin) 17-21 Aug, Martin John Callanan (London) 24-30 Aug, Katie Paterson (London) 31 Aug - 6 Sep, Nick Crowe & Ian Rawlinson (Manchester/Berlin) 5-10 Sep, Simon Faithfull (Berlin/London) 11-14 Sep, Tim Knowles (London) 15-19 Sep
Research Communications Day
Findings will be presented at the Research Station at 20:00 on Sunday 20 September 2009