Degrowth

Embodying Degrowth notes and thematic exploration

We invite you to download and explore the Mural board created by the Movement Fellows to develop themes and plan the content for the Embodying Degrowth project.

Embodying Degrowth Podcast

Join The Maintainers Movement Fellows for an end-of-year celebration as they showcase their collaborative project, Embodying Degrowth. The 2022 Maintainers Movement Fellowship is a year-long fellowship to advance the movement for maintenance thinking and action. Learn more about The Movement … More →

Embodying Degrowth Event Recording

12/16/2022 2 PM EDT Join The Maintainers Movement Fellows for an end-of-year celebration as they showcase their collaborative project, Embodying Degrowth. The 2022 Maintainers Movement Fellowship is a year-long fellowship to advance the movement for maintenance thinking and action. Learn … More →

Embodying Degrowth reading list

A list of the readings and resources that informed the Movement Fellows’ thinking on degrowth, maintenance, and care throughout the course of the project. Alvarez, Maximilian. (2018, June 20). The Death of Media. The Baffler. https://thebaffler.com/latest/the-death-of-media Alvarez, Maximilian. (2020, May … More →

Interviewee biographies

Below you will find biographical details for each person that was interviewed as part of the Embodying Degrowth project, along with relevant links to their work and projects. For further information about the Fellows behind the project, please see the … More →

“The life of the Earth is our life”

A conversation with farmer, grandfather, and Earth Defender Chili Yazzie about efforts in Navajo Nation to return to traditional farming practices. This conversation was recorded on August 19, 2022. By Maximillian Alvarez     Duane “Chili” Yazzie is an incredible … More →

Governors Island: Balancing the Past with the Future

Excerpts from an interview with Nicole De Feo on August 2nd, 2022 By Leila Behjat and Sam Bennett   Nicole De Feo is the Director of Design and Construction, Trust for Governors Island overseeing the  fate of existing buildings.  Many … More →

Layers of Time

Excerpts from an interview with Tahereh Holmes on July 16th, 2022 By Leila Behjat and Sam Bennett   Tahereh Holmes is an architect working in preservation for the federal state of Bavaria, Germany. Tahereh’s work credo lets her look at … More →

Urban Homesteaders

Excerpts from an interview with Choi Chatterjee and Omer Sayeed on August 13, 2022 By Tona Rodriguez-Nikl   Choi Chatterjee and Omer Sayeed welcomed our family into their lovely urban homestead in the foothills of Los Angeles County. We shared … More →

On Compassion and Reciprocity

Excerpts from an interview with Aleya Freeman Fraser and Michael Paris on August 9th, 2022 By Rheanna Chen     Aleya Freeman Fraser and Michael Paris, are the dynamic duo and founders of Panorama Cacao. They live in Maracas, St. … More →