restricted access   Volume 26, Number 2, January 2016

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From: Postmodern Culture

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Special Issue: Resource Aesthetics

Guest Editors:Brent Ryan Bellamy, Michael O’Driscoll, and Mark Simpson


Introduction: Toward a Theory of Resource Aesthetics

The Biocapital of Living–and the Art of Dying–After Fukushima

Resource Systems, the Paradigm of Zero-Waste, and the Desire for Sustenance

The Materiality of the Digital: Petro-Enlightenment and the Aesthetics of Invisibility

Energyscapes, Architecture, and the Expanded Field of Postindustrial Philosophy

The Programmable Image of Capital: M-I-C-I′-M′ and the World Computer

When Energy is the Focus: Methodology, Politics, and PedagogyA Conversation with Brent Ryan Bellamy, Stephanie LeMenager, and Imre Szeman

Afterword: Improvement and Overburden


A Parrot Might Talk Back. A review of Vinciane Despret, What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions?

A Compelling Ontology of Wildness for Conservation Ecology. A review of Jamie Lorimer, Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature.

Informal Observations. A review of David Farrell Krell, Derrida and Our Animal Others: Derrida’s Final Seminar, “The Beast and the Sovereign.”

Notes on Contributors