130 Farm Unfixed with Jessica Rath

In her work artist Jessica Rath examines, as she puts it, “how human containment of the land effects non-human species from the propagation of agricultural plants to the sensoria of bees.” She is on the faculty of the Art Center College of Design and her previous projects include works about apple breeding, co-evolutionary communication between flowering plants and their pollinators and a long term project called Farm Unfixed that we spend most of this conversation discussing. During the podcast Jessica mentions,

You can look at Jessica’s work on her website at jessicarath.com. Sign up for her newsletter to find out about upcoming projects.

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  1. I was into it initially. Then they started talking about a PhD for legitimacy. Then at the end I learned that If I ever met or wanted to work with them I’d be judged by my sexual orientation. Finally they reveal their carbon-intensive white-man’s burden globe trotting. What a shocker. I can’t help but dismiss this person as elitist landed gentry.

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