Slow Violence

This article discusses Rob Nixon’s notion of ‘slow violence’, as described in his article ‘Slow violence and the environmentalism of the poor’, through the form of a photo essay, in which four photographs are used to represent an environmental concern of slow violence. Thereafter the four photographs are discussed and narrated, to bring into focus…

Companion Species

This article discusses Donna Haraway’s notion of the ‘companion species’, through the form of a photo essay, in which four personal stories of the relationship between pets and humans are documented as examples. These four, short stories will be discussed in conjunction with the provided photographs taken of each narrative. Haraway describes the notion of…

The Soundscapes of the Anthropocene

This article discusses the key concepts of the Anthropocene, as discussed in four articles, namely; Gisli, P et al. 2013; Steffen, W et al. 2011; Waters, CN et al. 2016 and Whitehouse, A. 2015. It also debates how human activities impact the natural environment, in terms of the fauna, flora, biodiversity and foremost, the sounds,…