How does an architect talk to an actor about something an activist does? How should a teacher exchange notes with a dancer? What if this is further complicated by them not speaking the same language?
The challenges are many for someone putting together a book, but in the case of editor Justine Vaz, who co-edited Living Landscapes, Connected Communities with Narumol Aphinives, she says that it is “probably the most difficult thing” she has ever done. “I’m comfortable with the subject matter, but I’ll think twice – no, many times – before I ever do something like this again,” she laughs.