TECS: Transition in Energy, Culture and Society TECS is one of three projects on the Energy Humanities (along with iDoc and Speculative Energy Futures) that is funded by the Future Energy Systems’ Canada First Research Excellence Fund at the University of…

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Scott Smallwood

    Scott Smallwood is a sound artist, composer, and performer who creates works inspired by discovered textures and forms, through a practice of listening, field recording, and improvisation. He designs experimental electronic instruments and software, as well as sound…

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Mark Simpson

Mark Simpson is Associate Professor in English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta. An energy humanist, he specializes in US culture, particularly in the decades around 1900, and also in material culture studies, materialist theory, and mobility studies….

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Geoffrey Rockwell

Dr. Geoffrey Martin Rockwell is Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Computing at the University of Alberta. He has published on videogames, textual visualization and analysis, and computing in the humanities, including Hermeneutica: Computer-Assisted Interpretation in the Humanities (MIT Press, 2016). He is…

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Tegan Moore

Tegan Moore is an artist working in sculpture, installation, and video. Her practice is informed by structures and systems that work invisibly in the built environment. Concerns with material properties, consumption, climate, economy, and fragility drive her approach to research and…

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Lisa Moore

Lisa Moore has written two collections of short stories, Degrees of Nakedness and Open, and three novels, Alligator, February and Caught, as well as a stage play, based on her novel February. Lisa’s most recent work of fiction is a…

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Janice Makokis

Janice Makokis is a nehiyaw iskwew (Cree woman) and mother to son Atayoh Kan Asiniy (Spirit Rock) Makokis from Onihcikiskwapiwin (Saddle Lake Cree Nation) of Treaty No. 6 Territory in what is now called Alberta. She holds a joint position…

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Patrick Mahon

  Patrick Mahon is an artist, a writer/curator, and a Professor of Visual Arts at Western University, in London, ON, Canada. Mahon’s artwork has been exhibited in Canada at The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Museum London, The Hamilton…

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Satoshi Ikeda

Satoshi Ikeda is Associate Professor of sociology at Concordia University (Montreal, QC). He engages in community action at Concordia University and in Montreal for the creation of post-corporate alternative economies based on social economy. Inspired by transition town movement, he…

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Tsema Igharas

Tsema Igharas (formally Tamara Skubovius) is an interdisciplinary artist and a member of the Tāłtān First Nation. She uses Potlatch methodology to create conceptual artwork influenced by her mentorship in Northwest Coast Formline Design at K’saan (2005/06), her studies in…

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