In Defense Against Material: An Interview A Laurie Palmer

In Defense Against Material: An Interview A Laurie Palmer

In that philosophical poem, Lucretius asks straightforwardly: What is this place? What is it made of? How does it work? His answers are as helpful now as they were in 50 BCE, in the sense that his curiosity, detailed observations, and empirical imagination still reverberate. He was an early proponent of a DIY ethic: he trusted his own experience to make sense of things.

Into Visibility: An Interview with Linda Tegg

Into Visibility: An Interview with Linda Tegg

Caring put me into a specific and active relationship to the plants; in some ways we’re in it together. The act of caring creates the potential for us to influence each other. We’re co-constituted. I also think that care bring things into visibility.

Episode 558: Jenni Nurmenniemi

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TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (8/25-8/31)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (8/25-8/31)

1. Community Conversation: The Importance of Art on the South Side August 29, 2016, 6-8PM Organized by Ode to the City Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative: 1456 E 70th St, Chicago, IL 60637   2. Symptoms: Satirical Drawings By Tom Torluemke August 26, 2016, 7-10PM...
An Opening to Imagine the Present: A Conversation with Cymene Howe and Anand Pandian

An Opening to Imagine the Present: A Conversation with Cymene Howe and Anand Pandian

Planetary changes are happening, every single one of them, from the reduction of the albedo effect in the Arctic (loss of ice-reflectivity) to deluges and heat spells that are increasingly “unprecedented.” These events are occurring somewhere, affecting some person, now. And now, again. One way to comprehend the particular punctuations of the Anthropocene is to magnify these intimacies of event, both theoretically and narratively. As we have been continuing to collect essays and artworks for the Lexicon, I have begun to see it as a pointillist project, little pinholes that light up the Anthropocene from the inside.