Note on Posthuman Resilience

This post is adapted from a paper presented at a workshop organised by the Open University’s PRiME (posthuman resilience in major emergencies) research group held in London, 18th-19th October 2016. ******************************** Resilience – understood as the capacity to recover from perturbations and resume “normal functioning” – appears seems to be a generic rather than domain […]

Suckers

squid suckers look like angry muppets up close…happy cephalopod week via @scifri #CephalopodWeek pic.twitter.com/FWNNo0bsuv — kristin hersh (@kristinhersh) June 24, 2014 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

Levi on “Hominid Ecology”

  Levi Bryant has a great post over at Larval Subjects championing the neologism ‘hominid ecology’ over traditional terms like ‘society’ or ‘culture’. This is motivated by the claim that modernity has erected an unwarranted chasm between the realm of nature governed by causal necessity and a realm of society/culture governed by norms, beliefs, meanings and social practices. The […]

Levi on "Hominid Ecology"

  Levi Bryant has a great post over at Larval Subjects championing the neologism ‘hominid ecology’ over traditional terms like ‘society’ or ‘culture’. This is motivated by the claim that modernity has erected an unwarranted chasm between the realm of nature governed by causal necessity and a realm of society/culture governed by norms, beliefs, meanings and social practices. The […]

Posthuman Ecology

Work is being produced at the interface of the bioscience, plastic and visual art, architecture and philosophy that reimagines ecology as a technique of relational technogenesis rather than as the search for a pre-lapsarian presence or balance. Practitioners of this speculative engineering frequently employ Deleuze and Guattari’s notion of the assemblage and Haraway’s figure of […]