Activating Care, Shifting Relations

Activating Care, Shifting Relations is an interdisciplinary collaboratory for intersectionally feminist research. The work of this group privileges affective relations and relational praxis intended as interventions. What does it mean to live and work and die at this particular historical moment? Our current moment is defined by the convergence of crises–both catastrophic and those slowly […]

Feminist Solarities: After Oil School

In May of 2019, the Feminist Solarities Workshop Group gathered together at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal to explore the idea of feminist solarities. The workshop was organized as part of After Oil School 2 (AO2), organized by the Petrocultures Research Group and the Grierson Chair in Communication Studies, which brought together 70 […]

La Cité Résiliente: A Decade in Transition

La Cité Résiliente: A Decade in Transition is a bilingual community-based energy transition project which responds directly to the City of Edmonton’s materials on climate resiliency, imagining the possibilities and opportunities for community engagement alongside climate change. Hear from some of the team and learn more about the project in a special two-part series of the […]

Petrocultures

The Petrocultures Research Group is an interdisciplinary, international research project founded in 2011 by Sheena Wilson and Imre Szeman. It began with a conference hosted at Campus St. Jean at the University of Alberta, with participation from academics, artists, activists, policy makers, politicians, elected Indigenous leaders, and energy influencers from twelve countries around the world […]

Action-a-Day Performance Project

Action-a-Day projects are a type of instruction-based daily-practice, meant to “carve out, mould, shape, the fabric of the every day and to render it other — defamiliarised — through this chosen form, and, through this, be claimed as worthy of attention, value, and care” (Loveless 2018). Part of Feminist Energy Futures, Action-a-Day is a time-limited […]