Oceans Like Us reading list
Research Blog | December 11, 2018
Toxic Progeny, Heather Davis Becoming Mineral, Una Chaudhuri How Forests Think, Eduardo Kohn Anthrobscene, Jussi Parikka Geontologies, Elizabeth Povinelli Exposed: Environmental Politics & Pleasures in Post-Human Times, Stacy Alaimo Alien Oceans, Stefan Helmreich Mel Y Chen (video keynote from Future Genders conference here)
Research Blog | August 31, 2018
Breakdown and discussion on Heather Davis’ article Toxic Progeny. … the whole world can be plasticized, and even life itself. –Roland Barthes, Mythologies A cod swallowed a dildo. What did it birth? Is it done birthing? Did it die from that encounter?
On Blue and Sea Colors
Research Blog | August 26, 2018
Some excerpts from Brain Pickings’ 200 Years of Blue. Rebecca Solnit, A Field Guide to Getting Lost: The world is blue at its edges and in its depths. This blue is the light that got lost. Light at the blue end of the spectrum does not travel the whole distance from the sun to us….
Oceans Like Us / concepts
Research Blog | March 14, 2018
Cosmoceans The ocean as a heterotopia Plankton dust Murkiness The qualities of water Jellyfish Broken world broken stuff Gag ordered scientists Amphibious diving vehicles for corporate use only Dredges and diggers Wet synanthropes Death of a thousand signing animals (right whale epitaphs) Whale vomiting plastic bags People reefs (ref Jason Decares Taylor statues) Ghost nets…
Jelly Cam and jelly info
Research Blog | March 23, 2016
I’ve been more disorganized than I thought I’d be on my residency in Houston! That’s by way of saying, I don’t have any extensive reports, but more generally, I’ve been working two prongs: one, learning more about port operations and sidling up close to big ships and black boxes; two, jellyfish – learning about them,…