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Alien Energy

Marine Renewable Energy as Alien: Social Studies of an Emerging Industry is a research project at the IT University of Copenhagen. We are interested in the role of local people and places in the marine energy industry in Denmark and in Orkney, Scotland, as the industry moves towards commercialization. How might we understand these places …

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PUBLICATION_
Design Mailboats, Making Futures

I am excited to say that the performance of Pelle Ehn, Lucy Suchman, and myself ‘The Design Mailboat’ at 4S/EASST 2012 has now been published as a Prologue to the new book ‘Making Futures: Marginal Notes on Innovation, Design, and Democracy‘ edited by Pelle Ehn, Elisabet M. Nilsson and Richard Topgaard, and published this month …

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Energy as Alien

My colleague on the Alien Energy project, Brit Ross Winthereik, and I have just had published a short essay ‘Energy as Alien’ in the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) book. LAGI is an art-architecture competition, held this year in Copenhagen, which aims to imagine the design and construction of public art installations that uniquely combine …

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e-BOOK
The work of a Poetic Ethnographer

In September, I had a lovely experience, giving a paper on my poetic research methods at the Department for Thematic Studies, Social and Technical Change (TEMA-T), Linköping University. In the discussion we talked about the effect of performing a paper, the effect of poetic words, compared to a standard academic presentation: one effect is the …

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EVENTS_
Land Art Generator Initiative Book Launch

In collaboration with my colleague on the Alien Energy project, Brit Ross Winthereik, I have been delighted to write a short article for the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) book. LAGI is an art-architecture competition, held this year in Copenhagen, which aims to imagine the design and construction of public art installations that uniquely combine …

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Future Archaeology of the Watchphone

With the recent launch of the ‘Apple Watch’ it seems an opportune moment to make available a preview of my new book chapter, which talks explicitly about the histories and archaeologies of the watchphone. ‘Future Archaeology: Re-animating Innovation in the Mobile Telecoms industry‘ unearths the zombie futures in the mobile telecoms industry, from the watchphone …

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Walking with Energy

Until 1 November 2014, you can immerse yourself in the Energy Walk, a 40 minute experience of energy at the edge, weaving together the seascape of the Danish Wave Energy Center, with other sustainable energies at the ‘edge’, from Orkney to Iceland. The walk begins at Færgegrillen, Hanstholm Havn, on the northwest coast of Jutland. …

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PODCASTS_
Energy Walk Albums

The ‘Energy Walk’ is now available to listen to, in both Danish and English. The ‘Energy Walk’ weaves together the landscapes of the Danish Wave Energy Center, in Hanstholm, Denmark, with other landscapes at the energy edge: marine energy in Orkney, Scotland, and geothermal energy in Iceland. It tells stories and offers dreams of sustainable …

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