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Zeitgeist Spam: Yes, I think we can call it the Anthropocene (reposted from the Guardian)

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This planktonic arrow worm, Sagitta setosa, has eaten a blue plastic fibre about 3mm long. Plankton support the entire marine food chain. Photograph: Richard Kirby/Courtesy of Orb Media

Source: Zeitgeist Spam: Yes, I think we can call it the Anthropocene (reposted from the Guardian)

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Fukushima: The geo-trauma of a futural wave – Institute for Interdisciplinary Research into the Anthropocene

Figure 1. Junji Ito. Horror-Manga image, “the irradiating eye”

Source: Fukushima: The geo-trauma of a futural wave – Institute for Interdisciplinary Research into the Anthropocene

Meeting the Path of Totality: 2017 Solar Eclipse | FOP

from empty practice for meeting the path of totality, smudge studio 002017

Source: Meeting the Path of Totality: 2017 Solar Eclipse | FOP

Post-ecopoetics :: What will poetry be in ten thousand years? Jonathan Skinner | Jacket2

Cueva de las Manos — Santa Cruz, Argentina, ca. 7300 BC

Source: What will poetry be in ten thousand years? (3) | Jacket2

Humans are creating a new geological layer of technofossils.

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Almost anything that’s not recycled has the potential to fossilize.

Source: Humans are creating a new geological layer of technofossils.

TOM CLARK: The mind delighting in its rambles (Clare: “to wander a pathless way”): Moorland wanderings: W.S. Graham, R.S. Thomas / Is that a heart or a wound? (Sanctus Spiritus)

 

– WS Graham

 

Source: TOM CLARK: The mind delighting in its rambles (Clare: “to wander a pathless way”): Moorland wanderings: W.S. Graham, R.S. Thomas / Is that a heart or a wound? (Sanctus Spiritus)

Zeitgeist Spam: Nuestra America: Feral Theory

If, following Rubin, Frye, and Polish, to become women was to be domesticated, it would seem that undoing gender, to borrow Judith Butler’s phrase, would mean going feral. Monique Wittig long ago described lesbians as “escapees” from gender. Wittig’s renegade lesbian is no longer a woman; like the avian inmate who flees the farm, or the dog who joins the wolves, she has gone feral.

Zeitgeist Spam: Nuestra America: Feral Theory.