Julia Cavicchi

Julia Cavicchi

Julia Cavicchi is working in the feminist environmental humanities, by way of a B.A. in environmental studies at Skidmore College and an MRes in human geography at the University of Glasgow. She is currently serving a year as an AmeriCorps member at the Rich Earth Institute. Her recent interests include feral sewers, glass eels, biosensors, and urine composting.

Leila Nadir and Cary Peppermint microbial selfies

Editorial: Rot

Editor Julia Cavicchi introduces Rot, a section of The Learned Pig exploring multispecies creativity through modest tales of collaboration and coexistence.

Leila Nadir and Cary Peppermint microbial selfies

Open Call: Rot

The world is full of both collaborations and contaminations. The evolutionary theory of symbiogenesis tells us that we are born of indigestion; some 2 billion years ago, one bacterial cell…