Botanical Drift, Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll

Sternberg Press
€22.00





Botanical Drift: Protagonists of the Invasive Herbarium explores the hermeneutics, historicisation, semiotics, and symbiosis of plant diversification, species cultivation, and destruction—past and present, extant and extinct—around the globe. Plant histories are explored as commodities and colonial as well as decolonial devices by significant and diverse feminist, art-historical, and anthropological voices—from Germaine Greer to herman de vries—bringing new perspectives through photo-essays, fiction, performance, and interventions in ecological, film, and translation archives. Reflecting on experimental ecology—the undiscovered, underestimated, and undesired non-European flora and fauna—it challenges perception and inspires potentialities to bring new understandings of the undergrowth of the Kew Gardens botany collection.

Published by Sternberg Press
Softcover
240 pages
167 × 230 mm
ISBN: 9783956793530

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