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The vitality of all things

Jane Bennett: Living materiality: The political ecology of things

MATERIALISM: It's about nature, ethics and influence – stem cell research, power outages, obesity epidemics and food policy.

When nature abuse becomes normal

Nina Ossavy, Marius Kolbeinstvedt: True to Nature Edited

ECOLOGY: Naturtro opens with a journey through a Norway that has been taken over by wind farms and salmon farms. Has the weathering of nature become a normalized violence – in line with the logic of colonialism?

Our own basis of life

PICTURE ART: Is art that takes a value position marginalized? The artist duo Book and Hedén's exhibition Real Adventures has a no-bullshit filter that is a rarity in the Norwegian art world.

Photography in a climate time

Copenhagen Photo Festival: Photography can capture nature, document it, but also process nature. Showcase the being, the exotic, the vanishing in a special way.

To imitate nature in order to master it

Michael Taussig: Mastery of Non-mastery in the Age of Meltdown

THE MIMETIC POWER: Imitating another is also a way to gain a power over the one portrayed. And how often do we see an imitation of the cosmos at a bar in a dark side street?

The ecocentric man

NATURE: Conversation portrait with author Erland Kiøsterud about our ecological responsibility.

In the age of opportunism

Paolo Giordano ,: In time of infection: Report from the frontline of the pandemic

VIRUS: An Italian writer and physicist has forged while the corona iron is hot. But paradoxically, his message drowns in the banalities that he believes should give way to mathematical realities.

The nature of man's blind zone

Arne-Johan Vetlesen Routledge: Cosmologies of the Anthropocene

A GOOD NATURE?: In the philosopher Arne Johan Vetlesen's new book, environmental problems are a symptom that our way of thinking is completely wrong. Do we need to open up to the fact that everything around us is animated?

A crescendo of anxiety

Michal Bielawski: The Wind. A Documentary Thriller

THE TATRA MOUNTAINS: The Wind is an evocative portrait of nature's incredible power and its touch of human life.

Ambivalent about gene manipulation

Adam Bolt: Human Nature

GENREDIGERING: The new genetic technology puts a lot at stake for patients, parents and researchers. When letting nature take its course becomes controversial, the choices themselves become a problem.

Wind, water and birds

Florence Williams: Nature Fix. Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative

: In an increasingly urban world, Florence Williams has set out to find out what different sensory impressions do to our well-being.