‘Thinking through the planet’, plenary address at the workshop The Anthropocene: Challenging the Disciplines, University of Vienna, Monday 8 April 2019
‘What Kind of Things Can Become a “We”?’, art-philosophy-science presentation on the self-organising power of planetary rings at Life Forms, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 25 April 2019.
‘How Do You Know When to Stop?’, conversation with Lisa Baraitser about habit, time and choice, at Life Forms, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 25 April 2019.
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Ringmind is an arts-humanities-science research project on the self-organising powers of planetary rings. The project is an interdisciplinary collaboration between Sociology, Physics and the School of Computing and Communication at Lancaster University and independent digital artists, and is funded by Arts Council England and Lancaster University. Research team: Bronislaw Szerszynski (PI – sociologist and geophilosopher, Read more about Ringmind – an arts-humanities-science project on planetary rings[…]
As part of a wider project imagining a ‘drift economy’ powered by the flows around Lancaster, I’ve got interested in tracing the becks and streams of the area, including ones that have now all but disappeared for one reason or another. There is so much that can be said about how the transformation of these becks Read more about The becks of Lancaster[…]
On 12 July Adam Fish and I launched a meteorological balloon to the edge of space, with a payload of cameras and tracking devices. The balloon reached an altitude of 35.6 km (116,000 feet) before bursting as planned and releasing its payload, which eventually parachuted safely down into a back garden in Huddersfield, Yorkshire. For Read more about Drifting on planetary flows to the edge of space[…]