Florida State 2017 Convening Culture Conference

  Secretary Detzner in Gainesville Sun: “Arts and Culture Stimulate State Economy” Upcoming Convening Culture Conference in Gainesville (Feb. 22-23) will explore how arts and culture benefit entrepreneurship in the Sunshine State “Arts and Culture Stimulate State Economy” Gainesville Sun Guest Column: Ken Detzner is Florida’s Secretary of State and…

Tentacular Thinking

Journal #75 - September 2016 Donna Haraway Tentacular Thinking: Anthropocene, Capitalocene, Chthulucene We are all lichens. — Scott Gilbert, “We Are All Lichens Now”1 Think we must. We must think. —Stengers and Despret, Women Who Make a Fuss2 What happens when human exceptionalism and bounded individualism, those old saws of Western…

Why Ugliness Matters

Why ugliness matters. Our capacity for appreciating the revolting, disgusting, horrific, and abject is among our deepest shared responses to the world: "Why ugliness matters. Our capacity for appreciating the revolting, disgusting, horrific, and abject is among our deepest shared responses to the world" (Via Arts & Letters Daily.)

Artists are in shock after the vote

Artists are in shock after the vote, but we need them now more than ever | Charlotte Higgins: In the years to come, artists and intellectuals will venture across the rift to interpret the two halves of our divided kingdom to one other ‘We had a headache,’ wrote Philip Pullman…