Written for a special issue of OEI on Publishing Practices, Publishing Poetics.
Spelling it Out
An essay about the three languages you need to take a project from dreams to reality. Written for Jessie Brennan’s book, Re:development.
A Farewell to Uncivilisation
For the fifth Dark Mountain book, I wrote this essay looking back on what we’d learned from four years of running the Uncivilisation festival.
The Regeneration of Meaning
The consequences of an economic crisis can both lead to and be made worse by the crisis of meaning experienced by those whose lives it has derailed. Is it also possible for actions on the terrain of meaning to help stem and even reverse the consequences?
Organisations That Matter
On the experience of creating organisations that are embedded within a community.
The Space Hackers Are Coming
On the emergence of a new kind of spatial agent, responding pragmatically to the constrictions and precarities of post-crisis living.