Academic Futures

Seedbox by Starlight

As part of my residency at Seedbox, Environmental Humanities Collaboratory, for one month during Autumn 2016, I created a series of interventions and poetic writing. The first is a collection, Seedbox by Starlight. The second is a Future Makers Compass to navigate research projects by. The third are Seeds for a Seedbox University, which you…

Catastrophes and Promises

Catastrophes and Promises is a book of fragments. It was made from brief words heard during the 4S-EASST plenary in Barcelona, and written down on torn-out notebook pages. These word fragments have been painstakingly pieced together. They tell their own story, one made from the residues of another time. They make a speculative ethnography, and…

Poem for an Entangled Age

Poem for an Entangled Age, handcrafted book. This poem was written and edited during the symposium Environmental Entanglements: Art, Technology & Natures at Det Kgl. Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Copenhagen, 28-29 October 2014, where both artists and academics performed and discussed their work. The words are drawn from the speakers’ presentations and subsequent discussions. The poem…

Design Mailboat

This book chapter began as a performance keynote at 4S/EASST 2012 annual conference in Copenhagen. Lucy Suchman, Pelle Ehn, and myself were asked to consider the conference theme ‘Design and Displacement: Social Studies of Science and Technology’ and how that might be situated in different places around the world. (Inspired by the Orkney Mailboats project).…

Welcome to the Zone

Welcome to the Zone: Experiments in Writing

Online collection of experimental writing. I had the honour of running a Creative Writing workshop for PhD students, Writing Imaginaries, Making Futures as part of the Intergender Network, at the Blekinge Institute of Technology, March 2012. The workshop was inspired by the question: “What if the study and crafting of fiction and fact happened explicitly,…