Through research, arts and stories, Future Natures explores the possibilities and ecologies of commons and commoning.

Strange Natures

A season of creative works and reflections on ‘the strange’ as a lens to understand natures, crises and struggles.

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Zine: ‘Strange Natures’

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Podcast: Land, democracy, identity

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Podcast episode with US-based author Antonia Malchik about walking, ownership, nature, urban spaces and politics.

What is land for?

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Histories of enclosure and profit shape what can be grown on the land, as Scotland’s history illustrates.

What happened to the global land grab?

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Ian Scoones discusses the aftermath and legacies of the ‘global land grab’ ahead of a major international conference on the topic.

Strange Natures: Black Water Crossing

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An excerpt from a comic that explores a fantastical journey to a strange island in the Andaman sea.

Strange Natures: The pale glade

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In this mythical tale by Callum Aitken, a storyteller undergoes a transformative experience.

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