Lesley Head

Lesley Head is a geographer, an ARC Australian Laureate Fellow and Director of the Australian Centre for Cultural Environmental Research (AUSCCER) at the University of Wollongong.

Her books include Second Nature: The history and implications of Australia as Aboriginal landscape (Syracuse University Press, NY, 2000), Cultural Landscapes and Environmental Change (Arnold, London, 2000) and Backyard: Nature and culture in suburban Australia (University of Wollongong Press, 2007).


More than human, more than nature

EssayPERFECT SEPTEMBER DUSK. Tide low, water still. We scrunch wet sand beneath our shoes, facing the rocky cliff opposite. A hooded human in a light-coloured coat enters left, across the water. The figure slowly walks, stretches, crawls, lies, curls...

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