Bibliography

Waste in general

Ana Cecilia Alvarez. Trash life real life: Both landfills and data storage facilities are teeming with threatening vitality. In: Real Life Magazin, 18.9.2017. http://reallifemag.com/trash-life/

Bundesamt für Umwelt. Abfall und Recycling 2015. Bern 2017.

Greenpeace/Elisabeth Jardim. 10 Jahre Smartphone. Greenpeace 2017.

Industrielle Werke Basel iwb. Aus Abfall wird Energie. Umweltbericht KVA Basel 2017.

European Rare Earths Competency Network (Ed.). Strengthening the European rare earths supply chain: Challenges and policy options. ERECON 2015.

Times of Waste Research Team. Times of Waste. In: Linda Kronman, Andreas Zingerle (Ed.). Behind the Smart World – saving, deleting and resurfacing data. Linz: servus.at 2016.

http://publications.servus.at/2016-Behind_the_Smart_World/html/rttowtow.html

Times of Waste Research Team. Metals never die. In: Johannes Bruder et al. (Ed.), Lost & Found, continent, issue 5.1 2016: 11-13. http://continentcontinent.cc/

Volkart, Yvonne. Müll zu Gold? In: springerin 1/2016. https://www.springerin.at/2016/1/mull-zu-gold/

Links

Fairphone www.fairphone.org

Legislative initiative planned obsolescence www.murks-nein-danke.de

Business responsibility initiative www.konzern-initiative.ch

Environmental and social impact Smartphones www.buyaware.org

Theory: Waste in general, Electronic waste

Cubitt, Sean. Finite Media: Environmental Implications of Digital Technologies. Durham. NC: Duke University Press 2017.

Douglas, Mary. Reinheit und Gefährdung. Eine Studie zu Vorstellungen von Verunreinigung und Tabu. Berlin: Dietrich Reimer Verlag [1966] 1985.

Gabrys, Jennifer. Digital Rubbish. University of Michigan Press 2011.

Gabrys, Jennifer/Hawkins, Gay/Michael, Mike (Ed.). Accumulation: The Material Politics of Plastic. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013.

Gabrys, Jennifer. Program Earth. Environmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet. University of Minnesota Press 2016.

Gottlieb, Baruch. A Political Economy of the Smallest Things. The Materiality of Images at the Nano-scale. New York, Dresden: Atropos 2016.

Hawkins, Gay/Potter, Emily. Waste matter. Potatoes, Thing-Power and Biosociality. In: Cultural Studies Review Vol.12, No 1 (Art and Ecology), 2006: 104-115.

Hird, Myra J. The Phenomenon of Waste-World-Making. In: Rhizomes 30, 2016. http://www.rhizomes.net/issue30/hird.html

Keller, Christoph. Rohstoffquelle Schweiz. Geo Schauplatz Schweiz, 1/2013: 1-16.

Lewe, Christiane/Othold, Tim/Oxen, Nicolas (Ed.). Müll. Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven auf das Übrig-Gebliebene, Bielefeld: Transcript 2016.

http://www.transcript-verlag.de/media/pdf/b21df09fb1d90eceb916d7374ba04070.pdf

Loenhardt, Klaus K.. Superfast Jellyfish: Matter, Agency, and Emergent Properties of Landscape. In: GAM.07, Grazer Architektur Magazin, Graz 2011: 142-159.

Morton, Timothy. Zero Landscapes in den Zeiten der Hyperobjekte. In: GAM.07, Grazer Architektur Magazin, Graz 2011: 78-87.

Offenhuber, Dietmar. Waste is Information. Infrastructure Legibility and Governance. Boston: MIT Press 2017.

Parikka, Jussi. A Geology of Media. Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press 2015.

Parikka, Jussi. The Anthrobscene, Minneapolis / London: University of Minnesota Press 2015.

Serres, Michel. Das eigentliche Übel. Berlin: Merve Verlag 2009.

Stengers, Isabelle. In Catastrophic Times. Resisting the Coming Barbarism. Open Humanities Press 2015.

Links

Discard Studies http://discardstudies.com/discard-studies-compendium/ 

Panels Transmediale:

http://www.transmediale.de/de/content/panel-an-ecosystem-of-excess-at-transmediale-2014-afterglow

[Pinar Yoldas, Daniela Silvestrin, Heather Davies, Bernd Scherer]

http://www.transmediale.de/content/the-media-of-the-earth-geologies-of-flesh-and-the-earth

[Ryan Bishop, Jussi Parikka, Sean Cubitt, Denisa Kera]

An Afterglow of the Mediatic: http://www.transmediale.de/content/an-afterglow-of-the-mediatic

[Ryan Bishop, Jussi Parikka]

The Digital Wasting Deception: http://www.transmediale.de/content/the-digital-wasting-deception

Theory: Anthropocene, Ecology, Materiality

Appadurai, Arjun (Ed.). The Social Life of Things. Commodities in Cultural Perspective. Cambridge 1986.

Barad, Karen. Verschränkungen. Berlin: Merve 2015.

Bennett, Jane. Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things. Durham: Duke University Press 2010.

Bennett, Jane/Loenhart, Klaus K. Vibrant Matter – Zero Landscape. Interview. In: GAM.07, Grazer Architektur Magazin, Graz 2011: 14-25.

Braidotti, Rosi. The Posthuman. Polity 2013.

Braidott, Rosi/Hlavajova, Maria (Ed.). Posthuman Glossary. Bloomsbury Publishing 2018.

Davies, Heather/Turpin, Etienne (Ed.). Art in the Anthropocene. Encounters Among Aesthetics, Politics, Environments and Epistemologies. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press 2015. http://www.openhumanitiespress.org/books/titles/art-in-the-anthropocene/

Dolphijn, Rick/van der Tuin, Iris (Ed.). Matter feels, converses, suffers, desires, yearns and remembers (Interview mit Karen Barad). In: New Materialism: Interviews & Cartographies. Open Humanities Press 2012: 48-70. https://quod.lib.umich.edu/o/ohp/11515701.0001.001/1:4.3/--new-materialism-interviews-cartographies?rgn=div2;view=fulltext

Grewe, Bernd-Stefan. Wie verortet man eine globale Verflechtungsgeschichte? Global Commodity Chains und die Vernetzung lokaler Kontexte. In: Boris Barth/Niels P. Petersson (Ed.): Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der Globalgeschichte. Frankfurt a.M.: Campus 2014.

Grewe, Bernd-Stefan. Raum und Macht – Eine Stoffgeschichte des Goldes im frühen 20. Jahrhundert. In: Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte/Economic History Yearbook, Walter de Gruyter 2016, 57/1:59–90.

Haraway, Donna. Staying with the Trouble. Making Kin in the Chthulucene. Durham and London 2016.

Maxwell, Richard/Raundalen, Jon/Lager Vestberg, Nina (Ed.). Media and the Ecological Crisis. New York and London: Routledge 2014.

Morton, Timothy. Dark Ecology: For a logic of future coexistence. Columbia University Press 2016 (The First Thread).

Nancy, Jean-Luc. Von der Struktion. In: Hörl, Erich (Ed.). Die technologische Bedingung. Beiträge zur Beschreibung der technischen Welt, Frankfurt am Main 2011.

Rhizomes. Quantum Possibilities: The Work of Karen Barad.

http://www.rhizomes.net/issue30

Stakemeier, Kerstin/Witzgall, Susanne (Ed.). Macht des Materials – Politik der Materialität. Zürich: Diaphanes 2014.

Turpin, Etienne (Ed.). Architecture in the Anthropocene. Encounters Among Design, Deep Time, Science and Philosophy. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press 2014. http://openhumanitiespress.org/books/download/Turpin_2014_Architecture-in-the-Anthropocene.pdf

Wiedemann, Carolin/Zehle, Soenke. Depletion Design: A Glossary of Network Ecologies. Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures, Theory on Demand Nr. 8, 2012.

Links

http://www.lesabattoirs.org/en/evenements/anthropocene-monument-un-colloque-performance

http://www.lesabattoirs.org/en/expositions/anthropocene-monument

Anthropocene monument, exhibition and conference, curated by Bruno Latour and Bronislaw Szerszynski, in collaboration with les Abattoirs, Toulouse 2014/15.

http://www.hkw.de/de/programm/projekte/2014/projekte_2014.php

Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin: the Anthropocene project.

https://www.anthropocene-curriculum.org/

Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin: new interdisciplinary knowledge cultures and propositions.

Mining, Raw Material

Bakir, Daniel. Seltene Erden im Nazi-Bunker: Hier lagert das Gold der Zukunft. In: Stern, 14.4.2018.

Burrington, Ingrid. A rare and toxic age. In: Increment, Issue 4 February 2018.

Butler, Keira. Your Smartphone's Dirty, Radioactive Secret. Mother Jones, 2012.

www.Motherjones.com

Chandler, David L. Clean energy could lead to scarce materials Rising demand for wind turbines and electric vehicles could strain supplies of some rare earth metals. MIT News Office 2012.

Hödl, Reinhard/Meixner, Andreas/Schweiger, Thomas/Van Hal, Niko. IP – Das Netzwerk der "Seltenen Erden" am Beispiel von Neodym. Universität Graz, Gruppe Humangeographie/Wirtschaftsgeographie, final report 2014.

Klinger, Julie Michelle. Rare Earth Frontiers: From Terrestrial Subsoils to Lunar Landscapes. Cited in Ingrid Burrington. A rare and toxic age. In: Increment, Issue 4 February 2018. https://increment.com/energy-environment/

European rare earths competency network (Erecon). Strengthening the European Rare Earth Supply-Chain. Challenges and policy options. 2014.

Lee, Chris. Rare earth recycling: Is it worth it? Mining neodymium is dirty, but recycling may not be a panacea. Environmental Science & Technology 2014. DOI: 10.1021/es404596q.

Öko-Institut e.V. Seltene Erden – Daten & Fakten. Hintergrundpapier, Berlin 2011.

Schweizerische Metallhandels AG Deutschland. SMH Kundeninformation.

Keith Bradsher. Rare Earth Metal Refinery Nears Approval. In: The New York Times, 31.1.2012.

Links

Dodd-Frank Gesetz http://wirtschaftslexikon.gabler.de/Definition/dodd-frank-act.html

Forschungsprojekt Extraction, Center for Creative Ecologies, Santa Cruz: https://extraction.sites.ucsc.edu (Film by Laurie Palmer on Rare Earth Elements in the Mojave desert)

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2015-02/27/content_19665235.htm

China Daily in general on REE in China

http://www.frontierrareearths.com

Investor for new mine in South Africa.

http://investorintel.com/technology-metals-intel/global-mining-expert-joseph-carraba-discusses-niocorps-niobium-project-pea-results/

Links to the most important REE production and trading companies.

http://www.rareelementresources.com

Overview of a further prospective producer in the US.

http://www.unknownfieldsdivision.com/summer2014china-aworldadriftpart02.html

Unknown Field Division (photo and video project on REE/neodymium)

iTRi/iTSCi, tin initiative, transparence on the origin and manufacturing of raw material

www.itri.co.uk / https://www.itri.co.uk/index.php?option=com_zoo&view=frontpage&Itemid=60

Video zur Arbeit von iTSCi https://vimeo.com/44562369

Mineralienatlas https://www.mineralienatlas.de/

Schweizerische Metallhandels AG Deutschland https://www.smhag.com/

Purchase and stockpiling of strategic metals as assets.

Stop Lynas initiative www.stoplynas.org

Tradium AG www.selteneerden.de

Website of Tradium AG, Frankfurt am Main, looking for investors in REE and its stocking in a duty free warehouse.

 

Production

Duhigg, Charles./Barboza, David. In China, Human Costs Are Built Into an iPad. In: New York Times, 25.1.2012.

Erklärung von Bern. Mobiltelefone: Smarte Technik – schmutziges Geschäft. EvB-Dokumentation Handy, No 3, November 2013.

Hödl, Reinhard/Meixner, Andreas/Schweiger, Thomas/Van Hal, Niko. IP – Das Netzwerk der "Seltenen Erden" am Beispiel von Neodym. Universität Graz, Gruppe Humangeographie/Wirtschaftsgeographie, final report 2014.

Klinger, Julie Michelle. Rare Earth Frontiers: From Terrestrial Subsoils to Lunar Landscapes. Cited in: Ingrid Burrington. A rare and toxic age. In: Increment, Issue 4, February 2018.

https://increment.com/energy-environment/

Lee, Chris. Rare earth recycling: Is it worth it? Mining neodymium is dirty, but recycling may not be a panacea. Environmental Science & Technology, 2014. DOI: 10.1021/es404596q.

Öko-Institut e.V. Seltene Erden – Daten & Fakten. Hintergrundpapier. Berlin 2011.

Zhuoqiong, Wang. China acts to reign in illegal activity in rare earths. In: China Daily, 27.2.2015.

Reuse

Djahangard, Susan. Mit einem Smartphone wollte ich die Welt verbessern. In: Die Zeit online, 29.11.2017.

https://www.zeit.de/2017/49/fairphone-smartphone-produktion-rohstoffe-probleme/komplettansicht

Urech, Fabian. Weltweit findet heute jede zweite mobile Geldtransaktion in Kenya statt. In: NZZ, 16.12.2018. https://www.nzz.ch/international/der-weltmarktfuehrer-aus-afrika-ld.1338079

 

Links

Mobile repair Switzerland www.handydoctor.ch

ifixit: repair manual www.ifixit.com

Helvetrade SA https://www.helvetradesa.com

Kassensturz broadcast: Wer ist gut, schnell und günstig? Handyreparaturshops im Test. http://tp.srgssr.ch/p/inline?urn=urn:srf:ais:video:250be619-c2a6-4b23-b749-8cc4effc3df1&autoplay=true&legacy=true&width=624&height=351&playerType=

Revendo www.revendo.ch

Repair of used Apple products

RS Switzerland https://www.recommerce-group.com/de/rs-switzerland/

Online platform for secondhand devices Verkaufen.ch https://www.verkaufen.ch

 

E-Waste Recycling

Bloodworth, Andrew. Track flows to manage technology-metal supply. Recycling cannot meet the demand for rare metals used in digital and green technologies. A more holistic approach is needed. In: Nature, 505, 2014: 19 – 20.

Empa et al. Projekt e-Recmet. Rückgewinnung von kritischen Metallen aus Elektronikschrott am Beispiel von Indium und Neodym. Final report 2015.

Frank, Nancy/Lynch, Michael J. Corporate Crime, Corporate Violence. 1992.

Baldé, Cornelis Peter et al. The Global E-Waste Monitor – 2017. United Nations University (UNU), International Telecommunication Union (ITU) & International Solid Waste Association (ISWA). Bonn/Geneva/Vienna 2017.

Martin-Jung, Helmut. Seltene Erden im Handy – Müllkippe statt Mine. In: Süddeutsche online, 6.7.2015. http://www.sueddeutsche.de/digital/alte-handys-muellkippe-statt-mine-1.2553381

Mega Trend Newsletter 2016. E-Waste. Mega.online 2016.

Signer, David. Hätte man nur den Umweltschutz im Auge, müsste man Agbogbloshie sofort schliessen. In: NZZ 9.4.2017.

Swico. 134‘000 Tonnen Elektroschrott im 2015 gesammelt. Medienmitteilung 23.5.2016. http://www.swicorecycling.ch/de/aktuell-medien/medienmitteilungen/134000-tonnen-elektroschrott-im-2015-gesammelt/4827

Swico Fachbericht 2017.

UN University. Global e-Waste Monitor 2014.

Takahashi, Yoshio/Kondo, Kondo/Miyaji, Asami/Watanabe, Yusuke/Fan, Qiaohui/Honma, Tetsuo/Tanaka, Kazuya. Recovery and Separation of Rare Earth Elements Using Salmon Milt. Plos one Journal 2014. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0114858.

 

Research Projects and Aesthetic Research on Electronic Waste

Gottlieb, Baruch: http://g4t.info

http://i-mine.org

http://www.taz.de/1/archiv/digitaz/artikel/?ressort=ku&dig=2012%2F01%2F30%2Fa0147&cHash=3066076003d544f9931217748b1f9a2a (Rezension)

http://www.3sat.de/mediathek/?mode=play&obj=37655

http://phones.dontgrowontre.es (collaboration with Berlin students)

http://www.vhplab.net/horaciogd/imining/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Imine/121281044599378?fref=ts

Kairus (Linda Kronmann, Andreas Zingerle). Behind the Smart World – saving, deleting and resurfacing data.

http://publications.servus.at/2016-Behind_the_Smart_World/html/rttowtow.html

Nancy, Jean-Luc, in conversation with John Paul Ricco. The Existence of the World Is Always Unexpected. In: Davis, Heather/Turpin, Etienne (Ed.). Art in the Anthropocene. Encounters among Aethetics, Politics, Environments and Epistemologies. Open Humanities Press 2015: 85-92.

Perret, Raphael. Machines of Desire. New Delhi/Zurich 2014.

Perret, Raphael: http://raphaelperret.ch (inter alia Recycling Yantra; works on e-waste)

Ploeger, Daniel/Cheang, Shu Lea et.al.. Bodies of Planned Obsolescence. Digital Performance and the Politics of Electronic Waste. http://www.e-waste-performance.net

Ploeger, Daniel: http://www.daniploeger.org/start

Performative work with his own body, electronic devices and waste. Informative revue: http://we-make-money-not-art.com/interview-with-dani-ploeger/

Thyssen-Bornemisza Contemporary tba21, Vienna: Exhibition Rare Earth, 2015:

https://www.tba21.org/#item--rare-earth-d--1036

(especially Tuur van Balen & Revital Cohen‘s project)

Trash|Track-Projekt: senseable.mit.edu/trashtrack

Idea of “removable chain” instead of “supply chain”.

Discussion on Trash Track and video by Annie Leonard: http://mastersofmedia.hum.uva.nl/2012/10/16/postscapes-track-your-junk

Dannoritzer, Cosima. Giftige Geschäfte – der Elektromüll Skandal. 2014, 87’. Film project.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87D2uagjVPg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjxDcgmDnP8 (interview with the director)



Links

Adamec www.adamec.de

Youtube video on up-to-date E-Waste Recycling plant.

Aurubis AG Hamburg https://www.aurubis.com/de

Large copper recycler.

Basel Action Network www.ban.org

Boliden http://www.boliden.com

Large smelter in Sweden.

Fraunhofer Institut www.Fraunhofer.de

Various material, eg. „Recycling von Seltenerdmagneten“; Fraunhofer-Leitprojekt „Kritikalität Seltener Erden“.

Mobile recycling https://www.handyverkauf.net/knowledgebase/handy-recycling

E-Waste Recycling company Immark AG Regensdorf http://www.immark.ch

Swico, Swiss E-Waste Recycling collection point www.swico.ch

Swissrecyclinghttp://www.swissrecycling.ch/wissen/filmportal

Film examples

Umicore www.umicore.com

Overview of metal recycling by the largest European smelter; basic information on REE; extract on the company’s history (mining in the Belgian Congo); battery recycling.

 

Slag

Helga Rietz. Erst brennen, dann trennen. In: NZZ 5.1.2018.

 

Links

Waste-to-energy plant Basel-Stadt https://www.iwb.ch/Ueber-uns/Kehrichtverwertung.html

Landfill Elbisgraben Basel-Landschaft https://www.baselland.ch/politik-und-behorden/direktionen/bau-und-umweltschutzdirektion/industrielle-betriebe/abfallanlagen/deponie-elbisgraben

Landfill DHZ Lufingen and metall finishing plant Oberglatt http://www.dhz.ch/

Smelter Umicore in Hoboken www.umicore.com

The University of Tübingen, Geomicrobiology http://www.mnf.uni-tuebingen.de/fachbereiche/geowissenschaften/arbeitsgruppen/angewandte-geowissenschaften/forschungsbereich/geomikrobiologie/workgroup/research/toxic-metals-and-bioremediation.html


Demolition / Nanosilver

Basler & Hofmann: Ehemaliges Migrol-Tanklager Basel-Klybeck – Schlussbericht Altlasten / Abfall. Zürich 2012.

Bundesamt für Umwelt. Aktionsplan Synthetische Nanomaterialien: Zweiter Bericht des Bundesrates über den Stand der Umsetzung, die Wirkung und den Regulierungsbedarf. Bern 2014. www.bafu.admin.ch.

Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung. BfR rät von Nanosilber in Lebensmitteln und Produkten des täglichen Bedarfs ab. Stellungnahme Nr. 024/2010 vom 28. Dezember 2009.

 

Links

Soil decontamination plant Eberhard AG Rümlang http://www.eberhard.ch/content.php?pnav_id=3&snav_id=1&nav_id=25



Digital Media, Interactive/Essay-like Presentation Formats

Caduff, Corina. Approaching the Essay as Artistic Research. 2017.

Caviezel, Flavia. RhyCycling – Fluid Borderland. Processes of Knowledge Creation. Conference Paper. In: ISEA2014 Dubai. Location. Proceedings of the 20th International Symposium on Electronic Art, 2015: 76-82. http://www.isea2014.org/en/Submissions/ISEA2014_Proceedings.pdf

Caviezel, Flavia. Deep Involvement: On Transformation Processes Related to the RhyCycling Project. In: Wolfgang Jonas et al. (Ed.). Transformation Design. Basel: Birkhäuser/BIRD 2016: 43-60.

Coover, Roderick with Pat Badani, Flavia Caviezel, Mark Marino, Nitin Sawhney and William Uricchio, “Digital Technologies, Visual Research and the Non-fiction Image.” In: Sarah Pink (Ed.). Advances in Visual Methodology. SAGE 2012: 191-208.

Suhr, Christian/Rane Willerslev (Hg.). Transcultural Montage. New York: Berghahn Books 2013.

Volkart, Yvonne. From Trash to Waste: On Art’s Media Geology. In: Texte zur Kunst Ausgabe 108, Dezember 2017.