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Science Friction

Life Among Companion Species

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All forms of terrestrial life are united by relationships of interdependence. Plants, animals, fungi, bacteria and other microorganisms are part of ecosystems connected to each other. In this symbiotic vision of life, the human ceases to occupy the top of evolutionary history to become one more species, particularly vulnerable.

The title Science Friction operates in two ways: it points to the scientific and cultural frictions, derived from the symbiosis that destabilize the idea of the individual, and at the same time speaks of the urgency of locating ourselves in the emerging interspecies paradigm. If it is true that the whole Earth is alive, it is time to resume contact with our many earthly companions.

Authors: Maria Ptqk, Teresa Castro, Paula Bruna, Susana Jiménez Carmona, Marisol de la Cadena, Santiago Martínez Medina, Helen Torres, Maria Arnal, Irene Solà, María Sánchez

Publication year: 2021

Pages: 200

Dimensions: 17 × 24 cm.

Images in B/W: 130

ISBN
978-84-9803-980-1 (Català / English)
978-84-9803-981-8 (Castellano / English)

Edition
CCCB and Direcció de Comunicació de la Diputació de Barcelona

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