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Enfleshed: Ecologies of Entities and Beings — Kristiina Koskentola, Marjolein van der Loo


  • softcover
  • 170 x 240 mm
  • 176 pages
  • ISBN: 978-94-93148-94-9

Published by Onomatopee, 2023

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Enfleshed: Ecologies of Entities and Beings is evolving from the multifaceted, poly-vocal long-term research and a series of exhibitions Enfleshed–Elaborated (2020-) by artist Kristiina Koskentola. The publication is co-edited by curator and educator Marjolein van der Loo and published by Onomatopee.

Enfleshed: Ecologies of Entities and Beings brings together practitioners, thinkers, and artists from across Eurasia to collectively explore multispecies ecologies. The volume reflects anthrodecentric and embodied approaches to collaboration and knowledge production––processes that are always interwoven with a multitude of entities and actors. 

In this bookthe contributions flow like a river across the Eurasian continent, branching out into all directions. The contributors engage in an exploration of experimental epistemic alliances, which operate as a way to learn and make new dialogic relations. The conflicts generated by ecological disaster, war, the global economy, identity politics, and the power structures of knowledge production and science here intertwine with shamanisms, rituals, magic, speculation, politics, and poetics. How do we imagine an active and implicated role of the human as one being among other beings? What might this entail, and what might this generate?

With contributions from Zoénie Deng, Rick Dolphijn, Stephan Dudeck & Christian Vagt & Yuri Vella, Taru Elfving, Giovanna Esposito Yussif & David Muñoz Alcántara (NÆS-Nomad Agency/Archive of Emergent Studies), Fu Xiaodong, Han Xiaohan, Kristiina Koskentola, Marjolein van der Loo, Mi You, German Popov, Nikolay Smirnov, Bo Wang, and Müge Yilmaz.