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Issue 106, Summer 2021

Wasafiri 106: Water

Guest edited by Stephanie Jones and Charne Lavery 

Guest edited by Stephanie Jones and Charne Lavery 

Editorial  On Water

Interviews Chloe Aridjis, Philip Hoare, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

Articles Indigenous Knowledge and Marine Conservation in Oral Poems from the Kenyan Coast; Land and Sea Acts: Performances in and out of Photography on the South African Coast; Reading in Antarctica; The Time Sea 

Art Ways of Seeing Wetness by Pamila Gupta

Fiction Simone Haysom, Aiysha Jahan 

Poetry Ivy Alvarez, Joshua Bennett, Elizabeth-Jane Burnett, Joe Lines, Haji Malaakh Haji

Life Writing Hedley Twidle: Barbarian Phase  

Review Essay  Mer-beings among Us: Three Contemporary Novels

Reviews Living with the Anthropocene; Monique Roffey, The Mermaid of Black Conch; Rebecca Giggs, Fathoms: The World in the Whale; Achille Mbembe, Necropolitics

and more ...


Contents

Editorial

1 ON WATER Stephanie Jones and Charne Lavery

Articles

13 THE TIME SEA Sarah Nuttall 50 LAND AND SEA ACTS: PERFORMANCES IN AND OUT OF PHOTOGRAPHY ON THE SOUTH AFRICAN COAST Phindezwa Mnyaka  71 INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND MARINE CONSERVATION IN ORAL POEMS FROM THE KENYAN COAST Jauquelyne Kosgei 79 READING IN ANTARCTICA Isabel Hofmeyr and Charne Lavery

Life Writing

29 BARBARIAN PHASE Hedley Twidle

Interviews

23 FLUIDITY, INDETERMINACY, INTERDEPENDENCE: A CONVERSATION WITH CHLOE ARIDJIS Devorah Baum and Josh Appignanesi 63 EAST AFRICAN MARITIME IMAGINATION, WITH YVONNE ADHIAMBO OWUOR Kate Wallis 87 NETHER LANDS AND MODERNIST SEAS: PHILIP HOARE ON ART AND WATER Stephanie Jones

Art

37 WAYS OF SEEING WETNESS Pamila Gupta

Fiction

3 WATER BIRTH Simone Haysom 58 WASHED DOWNSTREAM Aiysha Jahan

Poetry

10 OWED TO THE TARDIGRADE; TRASH Joshua Bennett 22 NABAGOÓNG Ivy Alvarez 48 THREE POEMS AFTER A DRAWING BY TUPAIA Joe Lines 68 BANAADIRI FISHING GEERAARRO Haji Malaakh Haji, trans. by Ayan Salaad 91 POEMS 'OF SEA' Elizabeth-Jane Burnett

Reviews

93 REVIEW ESSAY: 'MER-BEINGS AMONG US: THREE CONTEMPORARY NOVELS' The Deep–Rivers Solomon with Daveed Diggs, William Hutton, and Jonathan Snipes She Down There–Lynton Francois Burger The Mermaid of Black Conch–Monique Roffey Betsy Nies 96 Living with the Anthropocene: Love, Loss and Hope in the Face of Environmental Crisis–Cameron Muir,Kirsten Wehner, and Jenny Newell, eds. Joel Found 98 In India and East Africa/E-Indiya nase East Africa: A Travelogue in isiXhosa and English–D D T Jabavu,trans. by Cecil Wele Manona. Catherine Higgs, Evan M Mwangi, Mhlobo W Jadezweni, andTina Steiner, eds. Asma Sayed 99 Sustaining Seas: Oceanic Space and the Politics of Care–Elspeth Probyn, Kate Johnston, andNancy Lee, eds. Stephanie Jones 1oo Wild Blue Media: Thinking through Seawater–Melody Jue Alexandra Campbell 102 Fathoms: The World in the Whale–Rebecca Giggs Charne Lavery 103 Passport to Here and There–Grace Nichols How to Wear a Skin–Louisa Adjoa Parker Rebecca L Foster 105 Necropolitics–Achille Mbembe, trans. by Steven Corcoran Atiba Rougier 107 Pierrot–John Robert Lee Guabancex–Celia A Sorhaindo Laëtitia Saint-Loubert 109 They Called You Dambudzo–Flora Veit-Wild Vicky Unwin

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