Daisy Couture

  • On This Patch of Grass

    City Parks and the Politics of Occupied Land

    By Matt Hern, Selena Couture, Daisy Couture and Sadie Couture     Forthcoming January 2019

    Parks are a certain kind of property, and thus creations of law, and they are subject to all kinds of presumptions about what parks are for, and what kinds of people should be doing what kinds of things in them. Parks — as they are currently constituted — are colonial enterprises. On This Patch of Grass is an investigation into one small urban park — Vancouver’s Victoria Park, or Bocce Ball Park — as a way to interrogate the politics of land.

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