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Speculative Energy Futures: Prototypes for Possible Worlds

EXHIBITION DATES December 10, 2019 – January 11, 2020 OPENING RECEPTION December 13, 2019, 7 - 10pm FAB Gallery 1-1 Fine Arts Building University of Alberta This exhibition showcases interdisciplinary collaborative work produced by the participants of the multi-year research-creation project Speculative Energy Futures. Speculative Energy Futures brings together artists, activists, designers, engineers, scientists, humanists, social...

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26-29 August 2020 Norwegian Petroleum Museum Stavanger, Norway We live in turbulent times, and the role of petroleum is at the heart of global and local political debate. Indeed, a transition to a world without oil as its primary source of fuel and energy is needed if we...

Edmonton Sun: Green Sheikh coming to Edmonton

The 'Green Sheikh' is coming to town. No, he's not a comic-book hero, though to hear Darrel Demers and Joe Hak talk about him you might think he is. "He's part of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) but he's not connected to the oil and gas...

“What Comes After Oil?” Media

The After Oil School gathered experts in energy humanities from the University of Alberta and around the world to explore, critically and creatively, the social, cultural and political changes necessary to facilitate a full-scale transition from fossil fuels to new forms of energy....