∞ Nathalie Blanc, Sidereal (2018)
Translation: Frédéric Neyrat. I thank Maxwell Woods for his suggestions.
Nathalie Blanc works as a Research director at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). A pioneer of ecocriticism in France, she has published and coordinated research programs on areas including habitability, environmental aesthetics, literature & environment and nature in the city. She is also an artist and an art commissioner, currently working on the theme of ecological fragility. A series of reading performances from a poetic and scientific collection Atmoterrorismes were carried out in the context of the climatic year in Paris. Nathalie Blanc animates and coordinates a project of LABArtSciences devoted successively to urban soils of the Anthropocene SOIL FICTIONS (2016) and food relations THE TABLE AND THE TERRITORY that give rise to experiments in writing and exhibition (2017-19).