Transcending an aesthetics of coloniality: reimagining relationships with colour as a decolonial praxis

by Ceara Ione Webster Autoethnographic reflective note: Before I get into this paper, hi hello wagwan? This is not necessarily a ‘good’ paper, but is one I loved writing because it demanded a lot of reflection from me. I have tried to add in more definitions for context and rephrase certain elements to make itContinue reading “Transcending an aesthetics of coloniality: reimagining relationships with colour as a decolonial praxis”

“I don’t care if you recycle”: Why we need to rethink environmental responsibilities.

by Emilia Hermelin Introduction Earlier in 2019, climate activist Mary Annaïse Heglar wrote an article in which she stated; “I don’t care if you recycle” (Heglar, 2019). Heglar explains how she, due to being active within the environmental movement, often listen to people ‘confessing’ their environmental ‘sins’ to her – how they still buy productsContinue reading ““I don’t care if you recycle”: Why we need to rethink environmental responsibilities.”

Derrida, Deleuze and difference in the Sumak Kawsay debate

by Dylan Inglis As governments worldwide struggle to find alternatives to unsustainable modernist models of progress, a glimmer of hope flickers by way of the integration of the Andean cosmovision-cum-concept of Sumak Kawsay – under the denomination Buen Vivir [living well] – into Ecuador’s national constitution. An alternative cosmology which confers rights to the more-than-humanContinue reading “Derrida, Deleuze and difference in the Sumak Kawsay debate”