We are excited to welcome Turkish visual artist Elmas Deniz to our Entanglements Series on 20 May. Deniz' concept-driven works investigate the points of entanglement between economics and nature, focusing on the human-nature relationship, the idea of nature throughout history, and ecological concerns.
Sonic Acts has announced an exciting new upcoming event and magazine. For those in Amsterdam, the installation the Plastic Hypersea soundwalk can be visited on the NDSM site from April 23.
We briefly explore the term 'Anthropocene', in honour of the late Paul Crutzen, who sadly passed away in January this year.
In our meeting with Rosemary Joyce, we asked participants for their reading tips connected to the lecture on nuclear landscapes, sourcing the wisdom of our community via the Zoom chat function. In addition to Rosemary's book, The Future of Nuclear Waste (2020), we've gathered your recommendations below. If you would like to add more reading tips... Continue Reading →
Candidates with expertise in art and ecology / art and environmental humanities are particularly encouraged to apply. Deadline: 29 April
In his public lecture "Unsoiled: The Promise of Future Foods" organized by the Political Ecologies Seminar (UvA), Rhys Williams explores the narratives and aesthetics mobilised by radical developments in food production technologies, and asks what new formal relations between human and non-human nature they might bring into being. The accompanying Graduate Masterclass studies solarity and agriculture.
We are thrilled to welcome professor Jane Bennett into our Entanglements lecture series! In her lecture, she will explore the radical entanglement of human and nonhuman activities, and ask what lexicon is able to acknowledge a trans-specied kind of agency.
An overview of upcoming lectures in our online "Entanglements" series, with an archive of past lectures.
The American Society for Environmental History invites you to join the "environmental" part of its annual PhD workshop on economic, social and environmental history on 20 April. Sign up now!
On the tenth anniversary of the Fukushima disaster, Sternberg Press has published a volume on Don't Follow the Wind (eds. Nikolaus Hirsch and Jason Waite), the acclaimed collaborative project situated in Fukushima's radioactive exclusion zone. The book explores the long-term environmental crisis in the coastal Japanese region through this ongoing, inaccessible exhibition, which maintains traces of... Continue Reading →
Avans Hogeschool (Den Bosch) is looking for a Theory Tutor in their MA Ecology Futures (0,2 fte; starting 1 May 2021).
The third edition of our online book club accompanying our Entanglements lecture series is on 8 April. All welcome!
The Benelux Association for the Study of Art, Culture, and the Environment is proud to introduce a monthly online discussion series called Snippets. Join them in close-reading snippets of text from influential works in ecocriticism and green media studies on the first Friday of each month.