In September 2018, the Just Powers team attended the Petrocultures conference. The 2018 theme, “Transitions,” provided an integral framework for examining and extending existent framings and sitings of oil and petroculture, while also provoking considerations of the social, cultural, and aesthetic life of alternative forms of energy, such as wind, solar, and hydro power.
Speculative Energy Futures uses arts-based practices to imagine alternative futures. By grounding the project in research-creation and artistic research, we aim to bring together scholarly inquiry and creative processes to explore questions and express knowledge that is not necessarily accessible or representable in a traditional academic context. In this way, Speculative Energy Futures aims… Read more