love and decay

termites, love, hope and multispecies ethnographies.

That strange combination of termites intersecting human lives and the possibility of hope through decay.

Relevant text:

Dean, B. (2018). Understories. In A. L. Richardson (Ed.), HERE&NOW18: Besides, it is always the others who die (pp. 32). The University of Western Australia.

PHILLIPS_Perdita_essay_by_Bec_Dean_HERE&NOW18_Catalogue_final_high_res.pdf

Phillips, P. (2016). Thirteen figurings: reflections on termites, from below. Animal Studies Journal, 5(1), 23-47. http://ro.uow.edu.au/asj/vol5/iss1/3