Suggested Readings


Bennett, Jane. Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things. Durham: Duke University Press, 2010.

Bubandt, Nils, Anna Tsing, Heather Swanson, and Elaine Gan, eds. Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017.

Cluitmans, Laurie, Maria Barnas, Gerard Forde, Erik de Jong, and Liesbeth Helmus. On the Necessity of Gardening: An ABC of Art, Botany and Cultivation. Amsterdam: Valiz, 2021.

Coccia Emanuele, The Life of Plants: A Metaphysics of Mixture, Translated by. Dylan J Montanari Cambridge UK: Polity Press. 2019.

Cohen, Jeffrey Jerome, ed. Prismatic Ecology: Ecotheory Beyond Green. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013.

Comín, F. A. Ecological Restoration: A Global Challenge. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Cumpston Zena, Michael Sean Fletcher and Lesley Head, Plants: Past Present and Future Port Melbourne: Thames and Hudson, 2022

Deliss, Clémentine, The Metabolic Museum. Berlin: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2020.

Demos. TJ. Against the Anthropocene: Visual Culture and Environment Today. New York: Sternberg Press, 2017. 

Haraway, Donna. Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene. Durham: Duke University Press, 2016. 

Janes, Robert. Museums in a Troubled World: Renewal, Irrelevance or Collapse? London and New York: Routledge, 2009. 

Kimmerer, Robin Wall. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants. Milkweed Editions, 2015.

LaBelle, Brandon. Sonic Agency: Sound and Emergent Forms of Resistance, Goldsmiths Press, London. 2018.

LaBelle, Brandon, Lexicon of the Mouth : Poetics and Politics of Voice and the Oral Imaginary, Bloomsbury, New York. 2014.

Moore Jason W, Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital, New York: Verso, 2015

Newell, Jennifer, Libby Robin, and Kirsten Wehner, eds. Curating the Future: Museums, Communities, and Climate Change. New York: Routledge, 2017. 

Nixon, Rob. Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013. 

Puig de la Bellacasa, M., Matters of Care: Speculative Ethics in More Than Human Worlds. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota. 2017.

Sharpe, Christina. In the Wake. Durham: Duke University Press, 2016. 

Singh, Julietta. Unthinking Mastery: Dehumanism and Decolonial Entanglements. Duke University Press, 2018.

Shotwell, Alexis. Against Purity: Living Ethically in Compromised Times. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016.

Simpson, Leanne Betasamosake. As We Have Always Done: Indigenous Freedom Through Radical Resistance. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017.

Smith, S., 2013. Feast: radical hospitality in contemporary art. Chicago, Illinois: Smart Museum Of Art, University Of Chicago.

Thompson, Nato. ed., Living as form: Socially engaged art from 1991-2011. MIT Press. 2012.

Tsing, Anna Lowenhaupt, Friction : an ethnography of global connection, Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock: Princeton University Press. 2005.

Tsing, Anna Lowenhaupt. The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins. Princeton University Press, 2017.

Viveiros de Castro, Eduardo and Déborah Danowski. The Ends of the World. Malden, MA: Polity, 2016.

Wiebe, Sarah Marie. Everyday Exposure: Indigenous Mobilization and Environmental Justice in Canada’s Chemical Valley. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2017.

Yusoff, Kathryn. A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2018.

Zinnenburg Carroll, Khadija von. “Botanical Drift: Protagonists of the Invasive Herbarium.” Sternberg Press, 2017.

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