A/r/t/cart/ography: the house modernity built (mini-zine house/mycelium)

house mycelium mini-zine pdf (v. 3.1 updated 29.06.2018) house mycelium text pdf (updated 02.07.2018) Video on how to fold the mini-zine: From the house that modernity built to healthy mycelium This mini-zine is a pedagogical experiment that invites conversations about our collective existence in a planet facing unprecedented crises. These conversations change the zine as well, therefore there …

Text: hummingbird

This text is an adapted transcript of a keynote presented at the Indigenous Scholars Conference: Indigenous Epistemologies: Re-Visioning Reconciliation on 26 March 2015, at the University of Alberta. It has been accepted for publication in the Canadian Journal of Native Studies. I am from a family with Indigenous Latin American and German ancestry. I have been …

Text: multi-layered selves

As I wondered about the best way to write this text, two related events caught my attention. First, I received a call for publications with the title “After De-colonizing…What?” issued after an extremely productive (albeit difficult) 2015 gathering in Portugal on the theme of ‘Eco-versities’. In the same week, in a different context, I was …

A/r/t/cart/ography #4: the bus

“The bus” is a central figure in a methodology for collective inquiry that emerged as a response to the need for difficult, honest and sober conversations where the integrity of relationships are prioritized above the emotional charge of the content being discussed. The methodology is being tested by our research group as a container for …

Text: pedagogy of attunement

In this historical time, we have learned to think about education in association with the transmission or production of knowledge: what is known and what is knowable. This tendency has been normalized through the Western Enlightenment, which is centered on the idea that being is about knowing (I think therefore I am) and that knowing …