Escaping the anthropo art scene in Aotearoa

Citizen, Joe (2020) Escaping the anthropo art scene in Aotearoa. Mapping the Anthropocene in Ōtepoti/Dunedin: climate change, community and research in the creative arts, Dunedin School of Art and Otago Polytechnic | Te Kura Matatini ki Otago, Dunedin Ōtepoti, 26-27 September, 2020.

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Recent posthumanist critique of the Anthropocene’s metaphysical underpinnings are grounded in the same cultural trajectories that such critiques seek distance from. Eurocentric realist and new materialist approaches tend to rely on scientific objective knowledge, without acknowledging how such claims are themselves culturally produced. Existing Māori and Indigenous philosophies on the interrelated nature of the universe may however provide some critical insights into engaging with these Western cultural presuppositions.

Item Type:Paper presented at a conference, workshop, or other event which was not published in the proceedings
Keywords that describe the item:Posthumanist, new materialist, speculative realist, philosophy, metaphysics, Anthropocene, Eurocentric, Māori, Indigenous,
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BD Speculative Philosophy
L Education > L Education (General)
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Divisions:Schools > School of Media Arts
ID Code:7477
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Deposited On:22 Oct 2020 20:49
Last Modified:22 Oct 2020 20:49

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