Author Archives: Emily Dustman

Help Save SymbioticA!

Help Save SymbioticA! SymbioticA, a keystone organization in the ecosystem of the international art and science community, is under threat of imminent closure at The University of Western Australia. This is truly devastating to innovation in the sciences. Research, discovery, and innovation would not be what they are today if not for the organization and […]

Still Here, Slugging Along…

Hey. How are you doing out there? I thought I would drop a post today and provide you with a short update. I don’t know about you, but I have been walking into 2022 at a slug’s pace. E-Squared took a break during most of the pandemic but recently decided to dust off the keys. Yes, I am still rolling forward […]

Call for Submissions

E-Squared is an international publication focused on bringing attention to pressing global issues that we face together. Each issue is a stand-alone with an underlying theme. To explore spreads of formerly featured individuals/groups, click here.   E-Squared is currently seeking submissions for Issue #6. Issue #6 will encompass the topics listed below. To be considered for […]

ISSUE #5–ON SALE NOW!

      Purchase Issue #5 — $35.00 USD   *International orders temporarily suspended due to service impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic.     Issue #5: Letter from the Founder A CAUTIONARY TALE Standing at around forty years of age, Pablo Valencia was a well-built and vigorous man who came to the Southwest in pursuit […]

FDA Approved: Changing Lives with Andrew Pelling

Cover Image: Andrew Pelling Though he is well known for making “Ears out of Apples,” Andrew Pelling had an even bigger announcement this week… Pelling is Chief Science Officer of Spiderwort, a Canadian medical device company that develops innovative biomaterials for use in regenerative medicine. If unfamiliar, biomaterials are materials that have been engineered to interact with biological systems for medical purposes. A […]

The Nature of Nature: Why We Need the Wild

In this inspiring manifesto, an internationally renowned ecologist makes a clear case for why protecting nature is our best health insurance, and why it makes economic sense. Enric Sala wants to change the world––and in this compelling book, he shows us how. Once we appreciate how nature works, he asserts, we will understand why conservation […]

A Time for Nature

James Prosek’s work as a visual artist and a writer questions accepted notions of how we understand and interpret the natural world. Prosek’s interest in taxonomy, and in general how we join words to the world, began with his passion for nature. He discovered that the process of taking nature and partitioning it into units […]

Documenting the Silent Story of an Ecosystem w. Amanda Lebel

Inspired by her environment Amanda Lebel prints pochoirs that flourish with life. A former city-dweller, Lebel created works inspired by interiors but after moving to the countryside, her work shifted towards all things alive and natural. Reminiscent of wallpaper interiors, Lebel’s work focuses on native plant species and their importance in our ecosystem. Full of […]

The Hard Facts w. Mauro Perucchetti

Cover Image: Hard Facts by Mauro Perucchetti. 2006. Pigmented urethane resin, stainless steel & acrylic. 94 x 180 x 30 cm. As protests continue over the death of George Floyd, I thought it was pertinent to look back to Issue #3, an issue revolving around the topic of man, machine, & power. Featured artist, Mauro Perucchetti […]

Thoughts on Existentialism w. Oliver de Sagazan, Artist of Issue #1

Previous Artist of Issue #1 Olivier de Sagazan is most recognized for his performance art utilizing clay and paint. Since 1999, he has actively been performing his Transfiguration series which involves building clay and paint onto his face and body and then destroying it. Existentialists and intellects alike do not have to dig too deep […]