Almanac: Liquid Agency


  • Sam Skinner





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Bambra, Clare, Riordan, Ryan, Ford, John & Matthews, Fiona (2020). The COVID-19 pandemic and health inequalities. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 74(11), 964-968.

Barad, Karen (2012). Interview with Karen Barad. In R. Dolphijn & I. van der Tuin (Eds.),New materialism: Interviews & cartographies (pp. 48-70). Open Humanities Press.

Blackmore, Lisa & Gómez, Liliana (Eds.). (2020) Liquid ecologies in Latin American and Caribbean art. Routledge.

Bolt, Barbara (2007). Material thinking and the agency of matter. Studies in Material Thinking, 1(1), 1-4.

Bornstein, Kate (1994). Gender Outlaw: On men, women and the rest of us. Routledge.

Braidotti, Rosi (2012). Interview with Rosi Braidotti. In R. Dolphijn & I. van der Tuin (Eds.), New materialism: Interviews & cartographies (pp. 19-37). Open Humanities Press.

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Cartwright, Nancy (1983). How the laws of physics lie. Oxford University Press. Cartwright, Nancy (1989). Nature’s capacities and their measurement. Clarendon Press.

Colebrook, Claire (2017). Twilight of the Anthropocene idols. ∵ after us, 1(2).

Colman, Felicity (2018, May 17). Agency. New Materialism Almanac. Retrieved from:

Coole, Diana & Frost, Samantha (2010). New materialisms: Ontology, agency, and politics. Duke University Press.

Davis, Mike (2013). Liquid sociology – What for? In M. Davis (Ed.), Liquid sociology: Metaphor in Zygmunt Bauman’s analysis of modernity. Routledge.

Deem, Michael, & Hejazi, Pooya (2010). Theoretical aspects of immunity. Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 1, 247-276.

Dolphijn, Rick & van der Tuin, Iris (2012). New materialism: Interviews & cartographies. Open Humanities Press.

Gabrys, Jennifer (2016). Program earth: Environmental sensing technology and the making of a computational planet. University of Minnesota Press.

Guattari, Félix (2008). The three ecologies (I. Pindar & P. Sutton, Trans.). Bloomsbury. Originally published in French in 1989.

Gulemetova, Maria (2017). Beyond the fence. Child’s Play Library.

Hacking, Ian (1983). Representing and intervening. Cambridge University Press.

Halberstam, Jack (2020). Wild things: The disorder of desire. Duke University Press.

Haraway, Donna J. (1991). Simians, cyborgs and women: The reinvention of nature. Free Association Books.

Jackson, Melanie & Leslie, Esther (2018). Deeper in the pyramid. Banner Repeater, Grand Union and Primary.

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Law, John (2019, 30 January). Material semiotics. Heterogeneities. 1-19.

Mol, Annemarie & Ashraf, Hasan (2020, August 13). Outsides and insides: Covid-19 seen from the first floor of a house in Mirpur, Dhaka. Somatosphere.

Negarestani, Reza (2008). Cyclonopedia: Complicity with anonymous materials.

Neimanis, Astrida (2016). Bodies of water: Posthuman feminist phenomenology. Bloomsbury Academic.

Noble, Keith A. (1995). The international education quotations encyclopaedia. Open University Press.

Pickering, Andrew (2010). Material culture and the dance of agency. In D. Hicks & M. Beaudry (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Material Culture Studies (pp. 1-16). Oxford University Press.

Pindar, Ian & Sutton, Paul (2008). Translators’ introduction. In F. Guattari. The three ecologies (I. Pindar & P. Sutton, Trans.) (pp. 1-21). Bloomsbury. Originally published in French in 1989.

Redler-Hawes, Hannah & Skinner, Sam (2017, 22 Jun – Oct 1). The New Observatory[Exhibition], FACT, Liverpool, United Kingdom. observatory.

Shakespeare, William (2012). King Lear. Dover Publications.

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Tollefson, Jeff (2020). Why deforestation and extinctions make pandemics more likely. Nature, 584(7820), 175-176.

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Wagner, Lauren (2018, 25 April). Viscosity. New Materialism Almanac. Retrieved from:

Wilson, Nick, Corbett, Stephen & Tovey, Euan (2020). Airborne transmission of covid-19. BMJ, 370.

Woodward, Ben (2012). Slime dynamics. Zer0 Books.