Naturalia indoor (promiscuités et éclairages du phyto-anthropo-logos)
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Naturalia indoor (promiscuités et éclairages du phyto-anthropo-logos)

Dans l’intimité des espaces domestiques les relations entre l’humain et le cannabis ont dérivé dans des développements techniques et de nouveaux assemblages, hybridations et croissances de la plante. Dans les pénombres de la prohibition et du tabou, les lampes aux halogénures métalliques, les lampes au sodium à haute pression et les diodes électroluminiscentes ont remplacé […]

Forest Gardens: The Theoretical Landscape
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Forest Gardens: The Theoretical Landscape

It’s fair to say that most of human life is spent on a solid surface. Of all the surfaces of human life the most fruit-bearing is land. The animal kingdom has and may forever need to eat to stay alive. However, the proliferation of industrial technique has temporarily eradicated our collective landbase. For instance, the […]

Photosensitivity
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Photosensitivity

Both as an artist and researcher, my hypothesis is that morphogenesis is first about appearing (self-presenting), and that cinematographic means of attention can access these bioaesthetic layers of worldly entanglements. counter illumination by the lantern shark, image by Jérôme Mallefet (UCL) Denis Villeneuve, Arrival, 2016 Adolf Portmann, Animal Forms JB, photoductility Map of light pollution’s visual […]

L’ayahuasca et l’étreinte des ères
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L’ayahuasca et l’étreinte des ères

  “El abrazo le llevará a lugares históricos donde no existía siquiera el embrión“. – Karamakate, dans El abrazo de la serpiente.     Penser l’ayahuasca comme l’évènement où a lieu une sorte d’étreinte implique l’existence d’altérités humanimaliennes, végetales ou hybrides, organiques ou inorganiques, (é)prises dans l’enlacement de la liane. On peut dès lors réfléchir […]

POACHED LIVES, TRADED FORMS… Engaging with Animal Trafficking Around the Globe
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POACHED LIVES, TRADED FORMS… Engaging with Animal Trafficking Around the Globe

From the depths of the Borneo jungle through the dark web to private ménageries, this paper reflects on the expansion of contemporary wildlife trafficking and maps an early 21st century trade in living organisms, dead animal parts and metempsychic imaginaries. Involving, among many other emerging relational entanglements, life and death issues, big money, commercial routes […]

A sushi journey
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A sushi journey

In Japan, food scientists working in the highly competitive sushi-restaurant industry have for years been searching for ways to attract customers and enhance people’s dining experiences. Recently, a promising method has been to alter the taste and smell of fish used in traditional sushi dishes, which can be achieved by mixing special ingredients into fish […]

C2C12: Coming back
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C2C12: Coming back

“Vous, qui aspirez à la Métamorphose Singulière que seul GenTrip’ peut vous procurer, devez intégrer cette unique vérité: tout – et nous voulons bien signifier TOUT ici – n’est que lien. Les connaissances que vous devez intégrer ne signifient quelque chose que dans l’exacte mesure oú elles dépendant exclusivement des rapports, des relations, bref des […]

The adventures into the life of the “Edible-nest” Swiftlets and the humanimal relation
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The adventures into the life of the “Edible-nest” Swiftlets and the humanimal relation

             The tropical heavens of South Asia attract people for their paradisiac sand beaches, crystal clear waters, palm trees and fresh exotic fruits. Others are drawn to South Asia’s alternativism to Western Culture, which includes the local cuisines and traditional medicines. Various renowned local foods may be perceived as ‘bizarre’ […]

Lab life: where are my cells?
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Lab life: where are my cells?

It was July 2015 when I dived into the laboratory for the first time. Since then, I have started to learn the craft of cell culture, I have pursued experimental protocols, I engaged in empirical search, I was co-domesticated with numerous technologies. I am searching for a grip on the other forms of life with […]

“Wounded by us, because they are like us”
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“Wounded by us, because they are like us”

Historically, there is a sense that humans and wild elephants have been able to coexist in relative peace whenever and wherever they’ve shared a common space. However in recent decades, human/elephant relations have gravitated towards conflict. On the one hand, elephant numbers are dropping precipitously in most parts of the world due to general habitat loss and […]