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Laurence Counihan

Student Forum Tour of Wild Relatives

The Douglas Hyde Student Forum is a group of students and recent graduates who engage with the Gallery’s programming over 12 months.

The ‘Anthropocene’ describes the dawning of a new geological epoch, one wherein the human race exists as the principle agent of ecological change. In this conversational tour of our current exhibitions, writer and critic Laurence Counihan, whose interests include posthumanism, accelerationism and digital materialism, will use the writings of Timothy Morton and McKenzie Wark to focus on the unequal distribution of consequences (geopolitical, ecological and economic) that are typically associated with ecological cataclysm.

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