• Tags:61st Street Community Garden, public safety, Robert Pogue Harrison, University of Chicago
striking motif plays through our conversations with gardeners. A
number have observed that, within the boundaries of the 61st Street
garden, they feel safe and at home in the city. They cite several
reasons for this. The comings...
• Tags:61st Street Community Garden, sustainability, University of Chicago
For the last few weeks, I have been talking with
gardeners at an imperiled community garden on the South Side of Chicago. My colleagues at the Invisible Institute and
I are making a “live documentary” about the garden, daily posting short...
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The diverse activities of the Invisible Institute cohere around a central theme. We seek to enlarge the sphere of permissible discourse by resisting the forces that disappear certain issues, individuals, and populations.