In this talk Bayo Akomolafe poses a jarring question: What if the ways we think about the climate crisis is the crisis? More to the point, what if the feverish quest for “solutions” (which characterizes climate justice movements today) is getting in the way of radical transformation? Introducing stories and myths from African tradition, Bayo extends an urgent invitation to notice climate change as the deconstruction of the human, and to approach demise and dying as abundant fields of surprise–a radical discontinuity.
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