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Intertwined Destinies:
glaciers and their companion species

"Who and whatever we are, we need to make-with—become-with, compose-with—the earth-bound (thanks for that term, Bruno Latour-in-anglophone-mode) ."

Donna J. Haraway, Anthropocene, Capitalocene, Plantationocene, Chthulucene: Making Kin, 2015.

The art-science project "Intertwined Destinies" is looking at the consequences of glacier extinction on ecosystems, analyzing the network of interactions between the intertwined organisms and glaciers. Through this joint research, Maëlle and Gianalberto exchange ideas and methods and reflect on their theoretical backgrounds including ecofeminism, decolonizing ecology, climate and environmental justice with the aim of translating scientific questions, results, and implications into art work. The joint fieldtrip is at Ferpècle, Mont Miné Glacier.

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