Astrida Neimanis is author of Bodies of Water: Posthuman Feminist Phenomenology (2017), and known for developing the concept of hydrofeminism.
The Kelp Congress publication with contributions from Astrida Neimanis and many more can be ordered here. It is a gathering of artworks, essays, photographs, poems, stories, and other writings that contribute to the recent interest in kelp and seaweed within contemporary art and thinking.
Astrida Neimanis’ recorded keynote ”So Tired, the Sea…” that was commissioned for the Lofoten International Art Festival 2019 was part of the Algae Summit organised by the Luma Foundation 9-10 Dcember 2020.
Do not miss the chance to see this beautiful and enlightening work that was a favorite for a great number of our guests at LIAF 2019’s Kelp Congress!
The Algae Summit was part of the conference The Luma Eco Days, that «Aims to bring together in Arles once a year, local and international experts to discuss ecological and economic issues with conferences, workshops and convivial moments.»
The Kelp Congress at LIAF 2019 focused on the lesser explored artistic and cultural dimensions related to kelp and other macroalgae. You can read more about this exciting event here.