Umbilical Lands and the Shape-Shifting Lives of Rivers

Podcast Artist, Bo Choy speaks with Sayana Namsaraeva, an anthropologist from Buryatia, a republic in Eastern Siberia bordering Mongolia, who’s work focuses on the indigenous cosmologies of the people from her region. Together they delve into animated landscapes that surround Lake Baikal, the deepest and oldest freshwater lake on the planet. Their conversation considers the […]

Permafrost hydrofeminism

Podcast Cultural theorist, Astrida Neimanis’ theory of Hydrofeminism, positions water as an ever-shifting body that connects all beings and archives all histories. Unlike other bodies of water however, the permafrost wishes to remain still. Neimanis speaks with permafrost hydrologist, Nikita Tananaev to discuss the cultural, philosophical and ecological implications of permafrost degradation as it disrupts […]

Slipping Earths, Embodying Time

22min Critical theorist and filmmaker, Elizabeth Povinelli in conversation with ecologist and Co-Director of Pleistocene Park, Nikita Zimov, discuss ecology’s relationship to colonialist expansion and rewilding as a process of transforming the past into the future.   Elizabeth Povinelli Bio Nikita Zimov Bio