Join us in a Midsummer Fertility Ceremony for Bladderwrack – an Invitation from (P)Art of the Biomass

During calm nights in May and June, and synched by the full moon, bladderwrack releases its eggs and sperms. If you want to pay tribute to the forests of the sea and help bladderwrack reproduce, especially in the Baltic Sea, you can help it find new homes. You don’t need to erect an underwater Midsummer …

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The Kelp Congress book has been published!

The Kelp Congress book has now been published and officially launched! Check out this post by Marietta Radomska and of course The Kelp Congress website itself!

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The Kelp Congress, 2020. Front cover and ‘Methodologies of Kelp’ chapter by C. Åsberg, J. Holmstedt and M. Radomska (title page).

Last month the book The KelpCongress (in English) / Tangboka (in Norwegian), edited by Hilde Mehti, Neal Cahoon and Annette Wolfsberger, was published by NNKS Press (Nordnorsk kunstnersenter). The volume contains contributions by the participants of the Kelp Congress, an event forming part of Lofoten International Art Festival, which took place in September 2019. Among many brilliant chapters by artists and researchers you may also find an essay by Cecilia Åsberg, Janna Holmstedt and myself, entitled ‘Methodologies of Kelp: On Feminist Posthumanities, Transversal Knowledge Production and Multispecies Ethics in an Age of Entanglement’.

For more info on how to order the book, see The Kelp Congress website.

More on the book itself:

Assembled from a collection of Nordic, international, and multispecies perspectives, The Kelp…

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Streaming STREAMS: now available online!

STREAMS is an international conference for the Environmental Humanities (EH) that gathers researchers from a wide range of academic disciplines as well as artists, activists and practitioners. It takes place on 3-5 August 2021 in Stockholm. Yet, as you may know from our previous post, already this year you could join a virtual event (ahead …

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Multispecies Communication at Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam, with Janna Holmstedt

Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam, 21st February, 17:00-18:30As part of Zoönomic Futures - an immersive workshop on ethics for a society that is no longer human-centric - The Posthumanities Hub researcher and artist Janna Holmstedt will present her talk Follow the Blind, Mimic a Worm, and Listen to the Tangle. The talk will be followed by a conversation …

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The Blowhole: lecture performance, reading and Q&A with Janna Holmstedt, 21 Nov, 10:00-12:00, StDH

Where: the cinema [Bion] at Stockholms Dramatiska Högskola, Valhallavägen 189 If you missed the two events at Reaktorhallen in August, /Mis/communication/s/ and Interstellar Species Society Assembly, where artist Janna Holmstedt delivered a lecture performance and a talk on sonospheric communards, you now have a second chance to see them.In a combined lecture performance and reading, Janna …

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A Roundtable Session on Teaching Environmental Humanities, with the Posthumanities Hub and Environmental Humanities Lab

When: Thursday 14 Nov, 13:15-14:45Where: in the big seminar room at the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH (Teknikringen 74 D, Stockholm). Facebook event In the pilot project "Popularizing environmental humanities: Film and media resources for young adults pondering the stakes for the future"* (Formas communication grant), the challenge of "popularizing" was approached …

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The Kelp Congress, Lofoten International Art Festival (LIAF), Norway

Digermulen, photo:Janna Holmstedt We are here! Cecilia Åsberg, Marietta Radomska and Janna Holmstedt are taking part in three different research strands in various locations in Lofoten, 16-20 Sep, called Coast, Line (navigated by Futurefarmers), Kelp Diagram Collective (navigated by Sabine Popp) and Kelp Curing (navigated by Sarah Blissett). These will be followed by a three-day …

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Sonic Sensibilities: /Mis/communication/s/

16 Aug 2019, 13:00-16:00R1 Reactor hall, KTH, Stockholm (Drottning Kristinas väg 51) In this mixed and postdisciplinary gathering, with listening sessions and talks by artists and researchers, we will visit the limits of communication(s) – when our technologies, ideas, languages and intentions fail us. We will among other things encounter phenomena that cannot be decoded, …

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Re-launch of The Posthumanities Hub at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 28th May 2018!

Welcome to the official re-launch of The Posthumanities Hub that takes place on 28th May 2018 at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden! For a pdf version of the programme, see here. Meet the Posthumanities Hub! The program of this day represents a smorgasbord of the many projects and activities – and of course …

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