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emmy laura pérez fjalland / ph.d. in human geography and planning studies
emmylauraworks@gmail.com



































I work with landscaping, place stories and place imaginaries as written materials but also as workshops, walks, teaching, meetings, and talks as well as cooking, mapmaking, gardening, and crafting.

I often collaborate with farmers, herders, chefs, foresters, other artists and researchers, crafters, architects, designers, archaeologists, biologists, teachers, and curators. I teach and contribute to universities, ‘højskoler’, private studios, festivals, seminars, workshops, and other gatherings. 

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I am currently (2023) engaged with the organisations Får til kanten and Lystbækgård (herders in Jutland, collaborating since 2021), the medias Føljeton (Jordbo, since late 2019) and Dagbladet Information (Almanak, 2023), and as ‘artist in residency’ in Sorø Libraries co-creating a retreat linking words, sound, and nature (2023), and as ‘house-artist’ in Sorø Libraries, the curatorial platform-project Hosting Lands led by the Laboratory for Aesthetics & Ecology (2022-2023), and a site-story project in the forests of Skanderborg Municipality (2023).      
 

A kind of list 

2023 / Pastoral Dinner together with Lille Bakery and Grønt Marked
2023 / ‘Stidannelse’ - en samtale mellem Magnus Kaslov, Emmy Laura Perez Fjalland og Marie Kølbæk Iversen.
2023 / Artist talk med Rune Bosse, Gl. Strand Kunsthal
2023 / Forelæsning ‘Stedssansning’, Det Kongelige Danske Akademi – Arkitektur
2023 / Oplæg hos LYTT Arkitekter
2023 / Det tabte land, moderator for debat ved Golden Days og Københavns Biblioteker (link)
2023 / Jordbovandring, Klimaets Folkemøde i Middelfart
2023 / Hedeværksted #2 sammen med ‘Får til kanten’, Øster Lem Hede, Midtvestjylland, fokus på nye relationer mellem kulturarv og naturpleje. 
2023 / Walk and reading: En lynghede-vandre-strikketur på Lystbækgaard, Midtvestjylland.
2023 / Symposium: Årstidernes fortid med biolog Hans Henrik Bruun på Bloom 2023
2023 / Walk: Stedsans, Bloom 2023
2023 / Samtale, Retfærdig Naturbevarelse, Den grønne ungdomsbevægelse, København. 
2023/ Samtale: Naturen som modstand, Informations Forsamlingshus i Svendborg.
2023 / Samtale: Landskaber, regeneration, reparation med Sofie Isager Ahl og Andrea Fjordside Pontoppidan, BRØG Litteraturbar, København. 
2023: Reading: HYD, ved udstillingen Hej! Planter i Dyrehavehuset
2023 / Samtale: Verdensbilleder og fremtidshistorie med Andreas Vermehren Holm, Vilde Akademikere #6, København. 
2023 / Hedeværksted #1 sammen med ‘Får til kanten’, Præstbjerg hede, Midtvestjylland, fokus på nye relationer mellem kulturarv og naturpleje.
2023 / Samtale, Myte og poesi med Andreas Vermehren Holm og Lean Pejtersen, Rødding Litteratursemiar, Sønderjylland. 
2023 / Lecture and workshop, Stedsplanlægning og fortællinger. Roskilde Universitet, Institutet for Mennesker & Teknologi, Sjælland.  
2023/ Lecture and paneldebate, Gender, body and diversity: A lecture about in/visibilities, hierarchies and relations in planning. Royal Danish Academy — Architecture, Institute for Architecture, Urbanism and Landscape, Sjælland.  

2022 / Lecture: Stedsansning, landskabsformgivning og vævning. Håndværk og Æstetik i landskabsarkitektur (HVÆS), Sektion for landskabsarkitektur og planlægning, Københavns Universitet.
2022 / Speech or storytelling ‘Weaving Ways of World Making’ at the ‘Harvest-to-House’-seminar, hosted by Djernes & Bell, Local Works Studio, Høstskole & Dinsen/ KADK Residency, Sønderjylland.
2022 / Reading: ‘Agns Dragt’ ved åbningen af Sea Silk i Det Nordatlantiske Fyr, Nordjylland.  
2022 / Samtale: Environmental storytelling og levende landskaber, Smag for forandring: En samtalerække om mad, jordbrug og æstetik — Center for Applied Ecological Thinking, Københavns Universitet.
2022 / Samtale: Molecules – Hvordan forener nutidens landskaber fortid med fremtid? med Rikke Munck Petersen og kunsthistoriker Rikke Stenbro, Copenhagen Architecture Festival (CAFx).
2022 / Samtale: Vådområder som fremtidens kystfælled sammen med Anna Aslaug Lund, Cintia Organo Quintana, Sanne Slot Hansen og Ole Fryd , Copenhagen Architecture Festival.
2022 / Forelæsning og værksted, Stedsans: Økologier, opmærksomhed og hukommelse, Det Kongelige Akademi — Arkitektur.
2022 / Speech and workshop: Overgang og grænseland ved åbning af ny rute i Nordhavnen af billedkunstner Arendse Krappe.
2022 / Lecture: Chicken challenge, Unnaming as innovation, and Earthling abilities. Circular Built Environment Network, BLOXHUB (erhvervsforskergruppe).
2022 / Speech: Træfletning, en løvspringstale i Dyrehavehuset.
2022 / Oplægsholder: Tangkultur og kysternes kulturhistorie, Fuglsang Kunstmuseum og Bioøkonomisk Vækstcenter, Lolland-Falster.
2022 / Samtale: Naturen som rettighedssubjekt — fra ressource til medspiller. Dreyers Fond.
2022 / Companion: DOX:Academy, Science: Nature. CPH: DOX, March/April 2022.
2022 / Samtale: Ugebrevet og bogen Jordbo med Nanna Damsgaard-Larsen, Herlev Bibliotek — Live Instagram, 6. februar 2022.
2022 / Samtale: Jordbo: En ledsager i uregerlige tider med Andrea Fjordside Pontoppidan, Brøg Litteraturbar.

2021/ Co-presenter of paper ‘Urban Commoning, the Anthropocene, and Peripheries of Attention’ at the conference ‘Justice, Imagination, and Transformation: Enacting public environmental humanities in Northern Europe’ (Roskilde University, Aarhus University and Aalborg University). December 3rd, 2021 (together with Kirstine Samson). 
2021/ Co-presenter of paper ‘Herding Heathlands and Reinventing Landscape Care’ at Royal Anthropological Institute’s annual conference, October 29th, 2021. (together with Mette Løvschal).
2021 / Samtale: Økologi og Litteratur med Andrea Fjordside Pontoppidan og Mikkel Krause Frantzen, Politikens Boghal. 
2021 / Forelæsning: Nybrud i landskabet - Åbninger mod regenerativ landskabsforvaltning, kandidat-kursus ‘Kulturlandskabets geografi’, Roskilde Universitet, 28. oktober 2021.
2021 / Full-day lecture and workshop: Compost Cities and More-than-Human Liveability. Including Edible Plant Anatomy workshop performed by Livia Urban Swart Haaland and Andrea Fjordside Pontopiddan at Øens Have. Roskilde University, Nordic Urban Planning Studies. 15. oktober 2021
2021 / Samtale: Sidste øjebliks arkitektur! / Åbningen af Aarhus Arkitektskole. 8. oktober 2021
2021 / Lecture: Stedsans ved Det Kongelig Akademi - Master i ‘Bygningskultur - Bæredygtighed, Strategi og Transformation’. 7. oktober 2021.
2021 / Oplæsning og tale ved Topic:Beboer (Habeetats og Dinesen) / Three Days of Design. 17. september 2021. Link.
2021 / Paneldeltager i debat ‘Jordforbindelse og hverdagsaktivisme som en vej ind i fremtiden.’. TOMORROW Festival.   
2021 / Tankeeksperiment Half-Earth — samtale mellem Minik Rosing og Emmy Laura Perez Fjalland. Bloom: Celebrating the Nature of Nature.
2021 / Lecture and seminar: Geohumanities. Geodesign, Roskilde Universitet, Danmark
2021 / Keynote. Stedsans. Paroles Designkritiker Skole.
2021 / Guest lecturer. Fantasi, hukommelse og økologi: Danish. PhD Level. Course: Værk og Fænomen. Royal Danish Academy of Architecture, DK.

2020 + 2021 / Lecture and workshop: Deep Mapping. Two-full days teaching with lectures, workshops, mapping and writing. Master level. Course: Geografiske Feltmetoder. Roskilde Universitet, DK.
2020 + 2021 / Lecture: Mennesker, vandet og vejret — Lidt om meteorologisk fantasi. Teknologiske systemer og artefakter 2: Vand i byen. Roskilde Universitet, Danmark.
2020 / Guest lecturer. Ecological Sensitivity: Designing and Planning for More-Than-Human Liveability. Master level. Urbanism Studio / Sektion for Landskabsarkitektur & Planlægning. Copenhagen University.
2020 / Invited Lecture. An example of Researching Rebellious Waste & Food. Presentation and discussion about research methods. Doctoral level. PhD-course: Food Studies & Agro-ecology. DK
2020 / Lecture. Nybrud i landskabet - Regenerativ landskabspraksis. 1/2 lecture. Master level. Course: Kulturlandskabets geografi. Geografi, Roskilde Universitet.
2020 / Lecture and seminar. Imagining Ecologies and More-Than-Human Liveability. Full-day. Master Level. Course: Liveable Cities. Nordic Urban Planning Studies. Roskilde University. DK
2020 / Lecture. Byen som bærepose. 1/2 day lecture and exercise. Bachelor. Course: Byliv og byplanlægning - introduction the det urbane. Roskilde Universitet. DK
2020 / Lecturer. Ecological Imagination / Imagining Ecologies. Full-day lecture and seminar. Masterlevel. Programme: Urbanism & Societal Change. The Royal Danish Academy - Schools of Architecture. DK
2020 / Moderator for Verden uden os samt paneldeltager i symposiet Altings forbundethed på Bloom: Celebrating the Nature of Nature.
2020 / Reading and retreat: Arbejde med bærepose og andre kompost-fortællinger. On the permacultural farm Farma in Sweden.
2020 / Guest lecturer. Om Jordbo, en ny miljøhumanisme, bæreposer og kortlægninger. Krogerup Højskole, Humlebæk (DK).
2020 / Guest lecturer, Looking at cities through gender, Urban Design Programme, Danish Institute of Study Abroad, Copenhagen (DK)
2020 / Lecture and seminar: Byliv og trafik: Mobilitetsperspektiver på det offentlige rum. Læreranstalternes Fælles Byplankursus, KADK, Denmark
2020 / Lecture and seminar: Kritiske tilstande, bæredygtighed og planlægning / Økologiske perspektiver på en modernistisk planpraksis. Læreranstalternes Fælles Byplankursus, KADK, Denmark
2020 / Lecture and seminar: Stedsans/Sense of Place. Geodesign, Geography, Roskilde University, Denmark
2020 / Interview about sharing economy. http://www.sustainordic.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/The-Nordic-Report-02_Digital_low.pdf

2019 / Lunch Talk: Cities for more-than-humans. Gehl - Urban Quality Consultants. Copenhagen, Denmark.
2019 / Guest lecturer, Looking at cities through gender, Urban Design Programme, Danish Institute of Study Abroad, Copenhagen
2019 / Lecture and reading group: Byen som bærepose / Eller en bæreposeteori om byliv og byplanlægning. Roskilde University, Denmark.
2019 / Full-day Lecture and Sensing Workshop: Liveable Landscapes. Shared Soils and Tables. In collaboration with Fællesgro (a community supported agriculture). Roskilde University + BloxHub Summer School, Copenhagen (Denmark).
2019 / Lecture: Cultivating reparative practices: Fermentation, feminism, places, architectures. The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Copenhagen


2018 / Guest lecturer, Looking at cities through gender, Urban Design Programme, Danish Institute of Study Abroad, Copenhagen
2018 / Keynote, What’s Cooking: Local Food, Space10, Copenhagen
2018 / Part of panel debate, From Greenland to Mars - rethinking sustain-ability, Copenhagen Architecture Festival 2018


2017 / Moderator and speaker, Deleøkonomisk Folkemøde, Aarhus (DK)  
2017 / Guest lecturer, Circular economy and Sustainable Futures, IT University, Copenhagen

2016 / Invited speaker, Æggene og kurven, en anden fortælling om deleøkonomi, Dansic17: Re-imagine Resources
2016 / Paper presentation, ‘Eggs and the Carrier Bag’, Sharing Mobilities-conference, Munich University
2016 / Keynote, Findings from the Sharing City: Can we share our way to better cities and local communities? Danish Architecture Centre, Copenhagen
2016 / Invited speaker, Sharing Economy and Cities, Dansk Arkitektur Center, Copenhagen


2015 / Paper presentation, ‘Urban Sharing Culture’, American Association of Geographers, Chicago.
2015 / Invited speaker, Cities, sustainability and the sharing economy, Urban Transisiton Forum, Lunds Universitet (IIIEE), Lund.