Just Powers includes various projects, ranging from intermedia documentary and artistic research to community-engaged participatory initiatives.



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iDoc is an intermedia documentary project tracking energy-transition research, discussions, and developments in Alberta, Canada, and beyond.

pîkopayin (It Is Broken)

pîkopayin (It Is Broken) is a documentary film project co-directed by Angele Alook and Sheena Wilson that foregrounds Bigstone Cree Nation members’ perspectives and insights on energy projects and activity within Treaty 8 territory.

Activating Care, Shifting Relations

Activating Care is a research creation project initiated in 2022 by Dr. Sheena Wilson, Dr. Natalie Loveless and Dr. Rachel Epp Buller, Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Arts and Humanities at the University of Alberta.

La Cité Résiliente: A Decade in Transition

La Cité Résiliente is a bilingual community energy transition project with La Cité Francophone and Edmonton’s Bonnie Doon/Quartier Francophone neighbourhood.

Deep Energy Literacy Podcast

The Deep Energy Literacy Podcast features readings and discussions of scholarly work focused on the pressing energy and environmental issues of our times.

International Youth Deliberation on Energy Futures

International Youth Deliberation on Energy Futures is a collaborative international youth energy literacy and energy justice education program.


The Petrocultures Research Group is an international and interdisciplinary network of researchers committed to the critical study of, and intervention in, the foundational relationship between energy and culture.

Action-a-Day Performance Project

Part of Feminist Energy Futures, Action-a-Day is a time-limited collaborative blog-writing project, led by Sheena Wilson with Natalie Loveless, Sara Dorow, Sourayan Mookerjea, and Janice Williamson.