2023 Episode 2: Emma Caspers

Practising Decomposition: Towards a Manifesto

This episode features a conversation with Emma Caspers, a final year undergraduate student on the BA (Hons) Fine Art course at Cardiff School of Art & Design, about their final year research which discussed ideas about how we might rethink our understanding of decomposition.

In conversation with Emma are CSAD’s Deputy Dean, Dr Martyn Woodward, and Associate Lecturer Emma Smith.

You can find out more about Emma’s work via Instagram @hartfield_estate or www.hartfieldestate.wordpress.com

If you would like to follow up on some of the ideas discussed in this episode you may find the following resources interesting:

  • https://www.orderofthegooddeath.com/
  • Barrett, E., Bolt, B. (2013) Carnal Knowledge. London: I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd.
  • Braidotti, R. (2013) The Posthuman. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Sheldrake, M. (2020) Entangled Life. New York: Random House.

You can view some images of Emma’s Fine Art practice in the images below:

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