In this 42nd COMPOSTING we talk about death and its animations. How do we engage with and attend the bodies of the dead, in particular, the unknown and unclaimed? In India a longstanding, entangled, and beneficial relationship between vulture and human has been ruptured. It is a story that extends through the sacred bodies of […]

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COMPOSTING #41: Containers

“Put vegetables in the basket. Put people in the muang. —Thai proverb” [1] From coffee cups to dams, containers hold things for various purposes. Being able to parse the differences in type of container and the politics of different containers is an important task as plastics overflow the ocean and dams dry up. Following from […]

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