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Emily Floyd

Emily Floyd, Permaculture crossed with feminist science fiction (detail) 2008  
Emily Floyd
Permaculture crossed with feminist science fiction (detail) 2008
Courtesy: The artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne
Photographer: John Brash

Emily Floyd 

If the contemporary world is a babble of signs, texts and theories, how do we make sense of it? Emily Floyd steers a course through all this talk, considering two recent types of optimism. Permaculture is an Australian form of sustainable agriculture, while feminist science fiction reached for the stars to solve late twentieth-century dilemmas — it should be an interesting conversation.