We Are 'Nature' Defending Itself

by Isabelle Fremeaux (Author), Jay Jordan (Author)
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In 2008, as the storms of the financial crash blew, Isabelle Fremeaux and Jay Jordan deserted the metropolis and their academic jobs, traveling across Europe in search of post-capitalist utopias. They wanted their art activism to no longer be uprooted.



They arrived at a place French politicians had declared lost to the republic, otherwise know as the zad (the zone to defend): a messy but extraordinary canvas of commoning, illegally occupying 4,000 acres of wetlands where an international airport was planned. In 2018, the 40-year-long struggle snatched an incredible victory, defeating the airport expansion project through a powerful cocktail that merged creation and resistance.



Fremeaux and Jordan blend rich eyewitness accounts with theory, inspired by a diverse array of approaches, from neo-animism to revolutionary biology, insurrectionary writings and radical art history.









Published in collaboration with the Journal of Aesthetics & Protest.

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EPUB
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DRM Protected
Publication date
November 20, 2021
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ISBN
9780745345895
Paper ISBN
9780745345871
File size
2 MB
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