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Mike Slack Discusses the Creation and Editing of His “Cosmic Textbook,” The Transverse Path

December 14, 2017

By Conor Risch

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Mike Slack’s book focuses on interactions between the human world and living and nonliving things.

Mike Slack’s new book, The Transverse Path (or Nature’s Little Secret), grew from the photographer’s interest in and “heightened attention to natural processes and non-human organisms.” He was inspired, he told PDN via email, by the “mind-altering books” of philosopher Timothy Morton, who has written extensively about what it means to be human in the Anthropocene epoch. Morton proposes a...

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