By Heather Davis, Etienne Turpin (eds.)
Taking as its premise that the proposed geologic epoch of the Anthropocene is inevitably a cultured occasion, this booklet explores the connection among modern paintings and information construction in an period of ecological challenge, with contributions from artists, curators, theorists and activists. members contain Amy Balkin, Ursula Biemann, Amanda Boetzkes, Lindsay Bremner, Joshua Clover & Juliana Spahr, Heather Davis, Sara Dean, Elizabeth Ellsworth & Jamie Kruse (smudge studio), Irmgard Emmelhainz, Anselm Franke, Peter Galison, Fabien Giraud & Ida Soulard, Laurent Gutierrez & Valérie Portefaix (MAP Office), Terike Haapoja & Laura Gustafsson, Laura corridor, Ilana Halperin, Donna Haraway & Martha Kenney, Ho Tzu Nyen, Bruno Latour, Jeffrey Malecki, Mary Mattingly, Mixrice (Cho Jieun & Yang Chulmo), Natasha Myers, Jean-Luc Nancy & John Paul Ricco, Vincent Normand, Richard Pell & Emily Kutil, Tomás Saraceno, Sasha Engelmann & Bronislaw Szerszynski, Ada Smailbegovic, Karolina Sobecka, Zoe Todd, Richard Streitmatter-Tran & Vi Le, Anna-Sophie Springer, Sylvère Lotringer, Peter Sloterdijk, Etienne Turpin, Pinar Yoldas, and Una Chaudhuri, Fritz Ertl, Oliver Kellhammer & Marina Zurkow.
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This is hard to contest when modernization is now everywhere, including India, China, and Brazil. So, my argument is quite simple. It is to ask what has happened as modernization. It’s pretty important that we have an idea of what that means, especially because then you can open a negotiation with the other collectives whose responsibility is very minimal, but whose ways of life and organizing their polity and their cosmos are very important as a resource for us. 8 So my attempt in AIME is preparatory to meeting Gaia.
87 Gloria Meynen, “Think Small,” Grain, Vapor, Ray: Textures of the Anthropocene, ed. Katrin Klingan, Ashkan Sepahvand, Christoph Rosol, and Bernd M. Scherer (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2015), 64. 88 See smudge studio (Jamie Kruse & Elizabeth Ellsworth) in this volume. 89 This discussion of numeracy is completely indebted to the work of Visvanathan. See especially Shiv Visvanathan, “Between Cosmology and System: The Heuristics of Dissenting Imagination,” in Another Knowledge is Possible: Beyond Northern Epistemologies, ed.
67 Geoffrey C. Bowker, Memory Practices in the Sciences (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2008). 68 On media in the Anthropocene, see especially Jussi Parikka, A Geology of Media (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015), and Jussi Parikka, The Anthrobscene (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015). 69 On “materialized effort” and the legibility of politics, see AbdouMaliq Simone, City Life from Jakarta to Dakar: Movements at the Crossroads (London and New York: Routledge, 2010). 70 Robert Smithson: The Collected Writings, ed.