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#AmazonFires and the online composition of forest politics

#AmazonFires and the online composition of forest politics

Talk on "#AmazonFires and the online composition of forest politics" at "Ecologies and Infrastructures: Cultural Techniques of Environmental Management" symposium, co-organised by King’s College London and Arizona State University, 22nd April 2022.

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Jonathan Gray

April 22, 2022
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  1. #AmazonFires and the online composition of forest politics Liliana Bounegru

    Gabriele Colombo Jonathan Gray
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  5. What might these digital objects tell us about cultural techniques

    of environmental management – and the infrastructuring of natureculture?
  6. What is happening? The algorithmic mediation of environmental events What

    is engaging? Querying objects of engagement in environmental events What is hashtagging? Hashtags as indicators of environmental issue composition What is imaging? From visual misinformation to social lives of environmental images
  7. What is happening? The algorithmic mediation of environmental events What

    is engaging? Querying objects of engagement in environmental events What is hashtagging? Hashtags as indicators of environmental issue composition What is imaging? From visual misinformation to social lives of environmental images
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  9. Screenshots from S. J. Piatek (2021), “#sandiegofire – the first

    successful hashtag”. https://www.sjpiatek.com/research/sandiegofire-the-first-successful-hashtag/
  10. Total number of posts per day associated with #ActForTheAmazon, #amazonfires,

    #AmazonRainforest, #PrayforAmazonia, #SaveTheAmazon or #SOSAmazonia according to data collected from Twitter API using DMI-TCAT tool.
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  13. 2019 2020 Comparison of Wikipedia pages for Amazon fires 2019-2020

    Wikipedia page views
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  15. Excerpts from tweets showing how Twitter Trending algorithm is thematised

    in Amazon fires collection.
  16. What is happening? The algorithmic mediation of environmental events What

    is engaging? Querying objects of engagement in environmental events What is hashtagging? Hashtags as indicators of environmental issue composition What is imaging? From visual misinformation to social lives of environmental images
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  18. #AmazonFires as reception archive?

  19. What is happening? The algorithmic mediation of environmental events What

    is engaging? Querying objects of engagement in environmental events What is hashtagging? Hashtags as indicators of environmental issue composition What is imaging? From visual misinformation to social lives of environmental images
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  22. What is happening? The algorithmic mediation of environmental events What

    is engaging? Querying objects of engagement in environmental events What is hashtagging? Hashtags as indicators of environmental issue composition What is imaging? From visual misinformation to social lives of environmental images
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  24. [burned animal 1] [burned animal 2] [burned animal 3] [burned

    animal 4]
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  27. What is happening? The algorithmic mediation of environmental events What

    is engaging? Querying objects of engagement in environmental events What is hashtagging? Hashtags as indicators of environmental issue composition What is imaging? From visual misinformation to social lives of environmental images
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  29. Digital objects as relational indicators of making of environmental politics

    and events?
  30. Rethinking sites, actors and formats of environmental politics?

  31. From “anti-politics machines” (Tsing, 2011) to “reconsideration machines” (Saunders, 2021)?

  32. Attending to absence and recomposing relations?

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  34. http://amazonfires.publicdatalab.org/ http://www.digicologies.com/ liliana.bounegru@kcl.ac.uk gabriele.colombo@kcl.ac.uk jonathan.gray@kcl.ac.uk http://recipes.publicdatalab.org/