This chapter uses skin as a frame for thinking through human/more-than-human kinship relations. Skin, as a contact zone, enables a thinking through not only of one’s relationship with place, but also with the non-human beings with which we are entangled. Drawing on the work of Eva Hayward and Enrique Salmón, this chapter asks us to think both creatively and critically about the skin we are in, the contact zone that forms our first encounters with the more-than-human.
KeywordsSkin Jellyfish Kinship Entanglement Climate change
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