Tag: Imaging Nature

Phantoms within and beyond the Frame: Stirrings of Justice amidst Specters of Rural Capitalism

colinhoag , January 18th, 2022


By Rebecca Witter and Dana E. Powell [1] § Structural racism combines with the toxic wastes from industrialized capitalism to haunt the rural lowland landscapes of eastern North…


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Images of Loss: Mapping the Future Coast

Chitra , January 7th, 2022


By Sheehan Moore, CUNY § Ten miles south of New Orleans, on the West Bank of the Mississippi, the trees flanking both sides of Highway 3134 stop abruptly. A…


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Fuel Maps: Digitizing Grass and Sensing Fire in Brazil

colinhoag , December 21st, 2021


Guilherme M. Fagundes, Princeton University § Part and parcel of the technological repertoire in wildland fire management, fuel maps invite us to reflect on the everyday life of…


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Helicopter Images: Mediating Injustice in Environmental Film

colinhoag , November 23rd, 2021


Marian Ahn Thorpe, Princeton University § The fictional movie Even the Rain (Bollaín 2010) tells the story of a Spanish-Mexican team as it attempts to make a drama…


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Through the Lens of the Anthropocene: The Shared Histories and Futures of Ethnographic and Natural History Filmmaking

colinhoag , November 2nd, 2021


By Alejandra Melian-Morse, McGill University § The very first scene of the BBC’s Planet Earth II (Berlowitz et al. 2016) breaks the mould of early BBC natural history…


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Call for Posts: Imaging Nature

colinhoag , April 8th, 2021


“The Blue Marble,” by NASA/Apollo 17 Crew. Public domain. Modified by Colin Hoag. Environmental humanists and environmental scientists labor over images—their production, their disseminati…


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