Traveling to Utopia with YHCHI

By Jake Sell Hicks Pending publication in PURE TRAUMA, part of the DEEP TISSUE zine series. Published here with permission. Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries’ piece “Traveling to Utopia: With a Brief History of the Technology” proposes that technology’s progression ironically functions as an invasion, using metaphors of immigration and nationality to propel their questioning ofContinue reading “Traveling to Utopia with YHCHI”

Bees: An Opportunity for Recognising Abstractions and Hearing the Non-Human

By Robert Marns Image: “Experimental visualisation of floral electric field using electrostatic dusting” (Clarke and Roberts, 2017) What silliness to judge insects – so ancient, so diverse, so accomplishes, so successful, so beautiful, so astonishing, so mysterious, so unknown – by criteria they can never meet and about which they could not care! What sillinessContinue reading “Bees: An Opportunity for Recognising Abstractions and Hearing the Non-Human”

Sinking Islands and the Loss of Origin in the Anthropocene

By Warefta Murshed In this blog, I attempt to weave together some of the conceptual themes I’m exploring in my dissertation by examining the challenges that the island nation of Kiribati faces at the forefront of climate change. Climate change is perhaps the most visceral manifestation of the Anthropocene, confronting Kiribati with the very realityContinue reading “Sinking Islands and the Loss of Origin in the Anthropocene”