Carrier Bag Fiction [de]
DNA #6
HKW - Haus der Kulturen der Welt/Sarah Shin/Mathias Zeiske/Season Butler/Federico Campagna/Dorothee Elmiger/Ursula K. Le Guin/Taylor Le Melle/Enis Maci/Nisha Ramayya/Leanne Betasamosake Simpson/Sin Wai Kin fka Victoria Sin/Himali Singh Soin/Jenna Sutela/Anna Tsing

96 pp.

with black-white and colour illustrations

perfect bound softcover

Leipzig June, 2021
ISBN: 9783959054621

Width: 15 cm
Length: 23 cm

Language(s): German

HKW - Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Sarah Shin, Mathias Zeiske

Season Butler, Federico Campagna, Dorothee Elmiger, Ursula K. Le Guin, Taylor Le Melle, Enis Maci, Nisha Ramayya, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Sin Wai Kin fka Victoria Sin, Himali Singh Soin, Jenna Sutela, Anna Tsing

Malin Gewinner, Hannes Drißner, Markus Dreßen

Anna Haifisch

Design Concept
Olaf Nicolai, Malin Gewinner, Hannes Drißner

Sophia Al-Maria, Laurel Halo

What if humanity’s primary inven­tions were not the Hero’s spear but rather a basket of wild oats, a medicine bundle, a story. Ursula K. Le Guin’s 1986 essay The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction presents a feminist story of technology that centres on the collective sustenance of life, and reimagines the carrier bag as a tool for telling strangely realistic fictions. New writings and images respond to Le Guin’s narrative practice of world­making through gathering and holding.

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