Maaretta Jaukkuri Foundation

Elise Hunchuck is a Berlin-based landscape researcher and editor trained in landscape architecture (MLA, Daniels, Toronto, CA), philosophy and geography (University of Toronto, CA). Her research in Canada, Japan, northern Europe and Ukraine uses cartographic, photographic and text-based practices to document, explore, and archive the entangled relationships between the materials, resources, infrastructures, natural processes, human and other-than-human existences of landscapes. By considering landscapes as political ecologies, her work develops an understanding of landscapes and environmental design as ongoing projects in the immediate present. She has taught at the University of Toronto and was one of the 2019-20 Azrieli Visiting Critics at the Azrieli School of Architecture & Urbanism at Carleton University (Ottawa, CA). She is a member of the editorial board of Scapegoat Journal, a Senior Research and Teaching Fellow at The Bartlett School of Architecture (UCL, London, UK), and a Visiting Studio Tutor at the Royal College of Art (London, UK).