DNA #6 - Carrier Bag Fiction

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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Text by:

Season Butler,Federico Campagna,Dorothee Elmiger,Ursula K. Le Guin,Enis Maci,Nisha Ramayya,Sin Wai Kin fka Victoria Sin,Jenna Sutela,Anna Tsing & Himali Singh Soin
Contributions:
Sophia Al-Maria,Laurel Halo
 
Edited by
 
HKW - Haus der Kulturen der Welt,Sarah Shin,Mathias Zeiske
 
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Published: Spector Books

 

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