User Profile

bupu

bupu@bookrastinating.com

Joined 8 months, 3 weeks ago

I'm a queer PhD student in Tiohtià:ke/ Montreal. I do co-design & community-based research in mental health, emotion regulation & tangible/wearable electronics.

This link opens in a pop-up window

bupu's books

Currently Reading

Jeff VanderMeer: Authority (2014) 3 stars

Authority is a 2014 novel by Jeff VanderMeer. It is the second in a series …

Like if you had PTSD from a bad office job — but sci-fi

3 stars

Quite a different tone from the first novel. Someone else said something like a bureaucratic suspense thriller, and I think that is a good way to put it. Not my fave in the series but I look forward to reading the final book.

finished reading Authority by Jeff VanderMeer

Jeff VanderMeer: Authority (2014) 3 stars

Authority is a 2014 novel by Jeff VanderMeer. It is the second in a series …

Quite a different tone from the first novel. Someone else said something like a bureaucratic suspense thriller, and I think that is a good way to put it. Not my fave in the series but I look forward to reading the final book.

reviewed Designs for the pluriverse by Arturo Escobar (New ecologies for the twenty-first century)

Arturo Escobar: Designs for the pluriverse (2018) 5 stars

Arturo Escobar presents a new vision of design theory by arguing for the creation of …

Pluriversality is the future

5 stars

This is essential reading for anybody who is doing research-creation or co-creation and is seriously interested in decolonizing your practice and care about the environment! This is becoming a Bible for grad school for me. Just worth forewarning that it doesn't provide many answers so much as to make one think more about relationality and how we could transform how we organize our communities, how we are apart of not just one community but many, and thinking on the complexity of that and how we could learn to manage interacting with other communities who are different than us while respecting everyone's autonomy. Pluriversality requires the destruction of capitalist systems and leadership from Indigenous communities in the Global South.