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SANCTUM makes its way into the world

Over the past three weeks, SANCTUM, the twelfth Dark Mountain book has been making its way into the world. To mark its launch, the Dark Mountain website has run a series of pieces about the rather extraordinary collaborations that went into the making of this book – and I wanted to share those with you.…

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Essays Writings

Childish Things

This essay on the role of art in modernity and its relationship to the sacred was written for Dark Mountain: Issue 12 – SANCTUM.

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SANCTUM is here

There’s never been a Dark Mountain book into which I put more of my heart than this, SANCTUM, our special issue on ‘the sacred’ which is published today.

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We Can Stay Here While We Wait

A new bilingual anthology of writings in the Anthropocene including a Danish translation of the principles from the Dark Mountain Manifesto.

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Books Projects

Walking On Lava: Selected Works for Uncivilised Times

A paperback collection of essays, fiction, poetry, interviews and artwork, selected from the first ten issues of Dark Mountain.

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We Love Holocene IV

Choreographer Emelie Enlund has taken the Dark Mountain manifesto as the starting point for a whole practice of ‘uncivilised dance’.

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Writings

You Want It Darker

When the regular mechanisms of political narration break down, there is a need for something stranger: liminal writing for liminal times.

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Writings

How to Deal With ‘The Nazi Philosopher Martin Heidegger’ When Writing for a General Audience

A short essay based on my experience as an editor at Dark Mountain.

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Conversations Writings

We Are the Only Species We Have the Option of Being: A Conversation With Anne Tagonist

Talking about collapse writing, online and in fiction.

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Maps for the Journey

A report from a session with the artist Monique Besten, midway through the Dark Mountain Workshop project at Riksteatern.