Archive for January, 2013

Critical Climate Change Book Series

This book series, edited by Tom Cohen and Claire Colebrook and published by Open Humanities Press, responds to the theoretical and political challenges posed to critical practice in the era of climate change with a series of volumes from a wide range of perspectives with a short turnaround time. According to the series editors, “There [...]

Communicating the Anthropocene…to extraterrestrials

Trevor Paglen, artist, geographer, and investigator of the Pentagon’s “black projects,” has curated 100 images of humanity to be sent into space. Ostensibly, their purpose is to communicate humanity’s impact on Earth to aliens, or some future life forms, but there’s something poetic, reflective, and a bit ominous about their very existence, and what they [...]

HKW: The Anthropocene Project

Over the next two years, Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt will host a series of conversations, performances, and experiments to explore the implications of the Anthropocene thesis. Supported by the Max-Planck-Society, Deutsches Museum, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, and Potsdam’s Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, the series brings together artists and academics from a [...]

Simon Dalby on Climate Geopolitics, Coming Crisis

Over on the Anthropo.scene, you can watch Geographer Simon Dalby discusses climate change geopolitics. He highlights the continued foot dragging on the part of politicians and a coming paradigm shift to future imaginaries guided by crisis rather than adaptation.

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