Who is ultimately in charge?

Author Jay Moore

Since Kyoto

The Kyoto Protocol of 1997, formed by the UN committed states to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The aim was to reduce greenhouse gases to “a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system”. The protocol was seen as… Continue Reading →

Changing the rules

At the recent COP21 2015 Paris Talks for reform on the environment, many developing countries felt short handed when it came to agreements on clean energy. India being one of the forerunners against forcing countries away from coal onto cleaner… Continue Reading →

Unnatural Art

We celebrate nature in are all the time, most memorably during the Impressionist movement in the late 19th century. This movement followed the industrial revolution that arguably was the start of the Anthropocene. During this period human population increased drastically… Continue Reading →

Human’s Nature

As technology improves, our use of the resources that we have available becomes more precise and more empirical. The utility of Nature is defined by the state of technology of the time. How much (and scale) that we can extract… Continue Reading →

Anthropocene and the avant-garde

Many of the movements of the 20th century changed how we viewed the arts and forms in the world around us. From impressionism that replicated the beauty of the world around them; fauvism that experimented with color abstraction and began… Continue Reading →

Anthropocene Renaissance

  Natural images protected by gods, nymphs playing in water and other erotic encounters are common themes in the art of the Antiquity. Nature is power and connected. The fresco tell tales of man cutting down trees and their nymph… Continue Reading →

Culture of wounds

The technology used in the Great War used to kill enemy troops greatly developed between previous wars. The Great War saw the introduction of poisonous gases, the use of full automatic guns as well as previously unseen volumes of artillery… Continue Reading →

Anthropocene: a Futurist’s daydream?

Technology. Advancement. Violence. Change. These words I associate closely to the Futurist movement of the 20th century. They were aggressive and relished destruction, doing so in a uninhibited and with no discernible purpose.Filippo Marinetti’s manifesto of the Futurists states that “We… Continue Reading →

What are we tasting?

The food industry likes economies of scale. As populations blooms and lands become tarnished; what is the future of our food and what will it taste like? There is a lot that is done to food in the growing process… Continue Reading →

Anthropocene – Expo of Failure

As the concept of the Anthropocene becomes more generalized, and more museum’s attempt to engage in the subject, we should consider how it should be done. The Anthropocene doesn’t deserve to be part of “Natural History”, if we really have defined… Continue Reading →

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