Cybernetic Capitalism, the Nature/Culture Binary, an Ethics of Difference

This was the title of a talk I gave at the Third Annual World Ecology Research Network Symposium. It was an honor to present some new thinking at this symposium, directed by Jason W. Moore. I am so excited to put my work and the work of many other multi-species artists in dialog ...

A spreading thing that addresses spreading things

A discussion followed by a short neighborhood walk with Alicia Escott, Amber Hasselbring, Suzanne Husky, and myself in the context of Escott’s larger project Another Brief History of the Sunset. Suzanne and I harvested and experimented with ice plant, a rampant botanical ...

In Colombia: Conflict Collapse and Care / Natural Resistance

As a Guerrilla Grafter I traveled to Colombia to facilitate a discussion on how specific cultivation practices can resist capitalist regimes of sterility and control, to present how to graft urban fruit trees, and to teach participants how to employ their internet tools and ...

Guerrilla Grafters with 100 Days action at Southern Exposure

100 Days Action "is a counternarrative to the Trump administration’s one hundred day plan.... Whereas the President’s 100 Days will seek to dismantle restrictions that protect our environment, public education, health, and jeopardize unprotected minority groups, 100 Days ...

Topics in Permaculture at CCA this Spring

So excited to be teaching a new course called Topics in Permaculture this Spring. Students are learning whole systems design through an understanding of patterns in nature, climates and microclimates, food forest guilds, and flows of water, for example. We get outside to examine ...

Two classes this Fall

Networks and Connectivity: This course is a co-taught foundations course that explores "human connectivity and technological networks, which replicate ongoing problems of colonization, modernity as well as opportunities for new understanding of conflict, difference, governance ...

We Weave and Heft by the River — in Devon, June 2016

The Coastal Reading Group traveled to Devon, England in June to explore the role of grief for the loss of the non-human in this specific historic and cultural moment. Bibi and I came to Devon a week in advance to sleep on the land and understand local relationships to sheep, ...

May on EMPYRE: Social Practice and Social Reproduction

I am excited and honored to be in dialog with artist and poet Margaret Rhee in the third week of May on the -empyre- list. We will be discussing Social Practice and Social Reproduction, and in the host Kyle McKinley's words "thinking about ... social forms which, like the ...

Unearth/ Re-earth by the Coastal Reading Group at Undisciplined Environments in Stockholm

The Coastal Reading Group scooped up soil, seeds and clay in Stockholm this week for UNDISCIPLINED ENVIRONMENTS: International Conference of the European Network of Political Ecology (ENTITLE). We culled from the texts we've been reading -- texts about human ...

Creating the Context for Forage: Caring, conflict and communication in recuperating an urban commons.

I gave a talk for Shaping San Francisco on caring, conflict and communication when it comes to "tending the urban wild." You can hear my public talk and the community discussion on their website.  Shaping San Francisco is a participatory community history project ...

Guerrilla Grafters at ISEA2015

The [ Guerrilla Grafters ] are at [ ISEA 2015: 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art ]. We are conducting a workshop, discussing issues of transparency when fostering the urban commons, demo-ing how to graft and distributing grafting kits! Come see us in Vancouver ...

New Video about the Guerrilla Grafters

Jennifer Glenfield, a Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism Master's student, recently made a nice short video documentary about the Guerrilla Grafters and published it in Hoodline with accompanying text. Guerrilla Grafters from Jennifer Glenfield on ...

Basé sur des entretiens avec Margaretha Haughwout. par Suzanne Husky

An article about the Guerrilla Grafters and my own practice.... in French! [ http://www.ressource0.com/san-francisco-guerilla-grafters-par-suzanne-husky/ ...