The Rare Earth Catalog (and Research Group): Tools for Reckoning with the Anthropocene

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Discard Studies

Posted on behalf of the Rare Earth Catalog group:

TheRare Earth Catalog will present a collection of images and short texts that illuminate the racism, classicism and eco-cidal requirements of industrial-scale life. This collection will explore the latent social and political opportunities that are emerging in the anthropocene, an era of human-induced climate change that is in the process of reconfiguring all life on earth. The catalog will pull together examples of resistance and devastation, as well as tools aimed at challenging and transforming the status quo. We aim to generate a lucid and fearless accounting of the entangled elements constituting our precarious lives on this planet.

The original Whole Earth Catalog seized on a moment in time when many in America were seeking to find ways of going ‘back to the land’ in order to create new forms of life ‘outside’ of the dominant capitalist system. The Rare…

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