(P)Art of the Biomass and the Humus economicus research team wish you all a happy new year! Let’s together compost not only organic matter but concepts and imaginaries for better soil futures. Compost is HOT! as Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stevens said.
Meet Anthropogenic Soils – A Science-Humanities-Arts Collaboratory on Soil Care in Contaminated Times
Meet our collaborators Anthropogenic Soils at Oslo School of Environmental Humanities! This amazing collaboratory focuses on practices and understandings of remediation and soil repair in response to historical and contemporary concerns about soil health. Anthropogenic Soils brings together scholars, practitioners, and artists to develop new […]
Open Call: Soils as Sites of Emergency and Transformation, NESS Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden. Abstract deadline 15 Dec!
Dear soil friends, please consider joining us for a “thinking with soils” workshop in Gothenburg, Sweden, 7-9 June 2022, as part of the Nordic Environmental Social Science Conference (NESS). Please note he short deadline for abstracts: 15 December 2021 (draft papers: 20 March 2022). The […]
Meet the Soil Care Network – an Interdisciplinary, Global Community of Scholars and Practitioners Animated by the Love of, Fascination with, and Dedication to Soils
We have the utter joy and pleasure to be part of this fantastic network. The Soil Care Network is a place for soil scholars and those interested in soil research to find one another, and a space of supportive and creative exchange of ideas. The […]
Seminar: Ecological Economics, Soil Care, and Homemaking in Times of Transition. Humus Economicus Collaboratory with Thomas Hahn, Åsa Ståhl & Mathilda Tham
Humus Economicus Collaboratory, in association with The Posthumanities Hub, are happy to invite you to a seminar with Thomas Hahn, Stockholm Resilience Centre, and Åsa Ståhl & Mathilda Tham, Linneaus University, Sweden. WHEN: Friday 10 September, 10:15-12:00 CEST WHERE: Zoom (a link will be sent […]
Above: Kultivator “Soil Faculty”, 2020. Installation view from the exhibition “The Experimental Field” at Accelerator 2021. Photo: Christian Saltas. Join us at the Soil Symposium, curated and moderated by Bronwyn Bailey-Charteris! The Soil Symposium is a cross disciplinary meeting place for artists and researchers to […]
Above: water color sketch in preparation for the carpet A Fallow / En Träda, Maja Fjaestad, 1919. Photo: Åsa Elzén. On May 4, we had the great pleasure of meeting artist Åsa Elzén who for many years – through a series of works, exhibitions, conversations, […]
3-4 May, 2021 During this second art & science retreat (see No. 1 here), we continued our series of walks, where we visit sites that bear witness to how human-soil relations have changed landscapes as well as heritage and soil imaginaries in a Swedish context. […]
Ditte Vilstrup Holm writes in her review (in Danish only) SOS! Så majs, bønner og squash! about the exhibition Sustainable Societies for the Future at Malmö art museum, and delivers insightful reflections about the relational and process oriented work Four Sisters for Planthroposcene and the […]