Federico Luisetti |  The Virus and the Pluriverse

July 10th 2020

The virus and the pluriverse – The coronavirus has revealed the fabric of our savage ecologies. In a time of pandemics and resilience factors, neo-extractivism and green economies, climate dystopias and adaptation metrics, toxic slums and sustainable energy, a new state of nature has emerged, a neoliberal variant of the pervasive apparatus of Western political naturalism and cultural imagination. Its main feature is...


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Image credit: Eamon Ore-Giron, "Morococha," 2015. 2-channel HD video,13 mins.



Environmental Humanities Podcast

June 14th 2020

In three episodes the geography students Lara Landolt, Mirko Beck-Magalhaes and Franziska Schmid from Zurich University of the Arts produced a podcast about Environmental Humanities. They talk about various topics relating to the environmental humanities including the coronavirus, climate change, e-waste, populism and the BLM movement.


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Image credit: Alison Pouliot