Recent Writing: Dream Body

I wrote an essay for Vela (which, by the way, has a beautiful new website) on exercise, discipline, control, and the body:

"Geographers write, too, about the idea of place as something fluid, processual, always-becoming, “not a given but something immanent, forever forming, and in progress.” The body is a place – the first place, the place we must make peace with – and like any other place, it is in a constant state of flux; it changes from moment to moment, year to year, gets older, bigger, smaller, more and less capable of performing certain tasks."

Read the full piece here.