On this day when global youth join Greta Thunberg on strike to demand that inept elders terminate their oblivious fixation on short-term metrics like GDP growth, metrics that have become irrelevant within the rhythms of the Sixth Extinction, we turn to geologist Marcia Bjornerud in a recent interview about themes explored more thoroughly in her book, Timefulness: How Thinking Like A Geologist Can Help Save the World.
Images are sculptural drawings relayed from the studio of Phyllis Ewen, from a series titled Deep Time & Terrain.
We recently discovered the work of Phyllis Ewen, at the intersection of environmental research and fine art. In a statement for her 2010 project Global Currents, she writes:
Sharing Ewen’s interest in the ways that the human imagination interacts and interferes with the natural world, we were curious about the reference to Donald Worster; after a bit of web trawling, we offer the following brief excerpt from his longer essay titled Historians and Nature, with images added by DP:
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