Book list fold #07 on Solidarity


Recommended reading on Solidarity

a close-up image of a white book cover with red letters saying We Are Nature Defending Itself
We Are ‘Nature’ Defending Itself (Entangling Art, Activism and Autonomous Zones), by I. Fremeaux and J. Jordan, 2021, Pluto Press
Photo credits: SEA Foundation

April – July


This recommended reading list is part of SEA Foundations’ art and sustainability program in the fold #07 on Solidarity

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The library is open for reading
by appointment from 12 – 4 pm
Thursday, Friday, Saturday

The group size is maximised
to 2 persons at the same time.

Please note:
The library and the study room are located on the first floor. Unfortunately, there is no access for disabled persons.

Publications on Solidarity

For fold #07 on Solidarity, our ambassador, Hong Kong-based artist and educator Michael Leung has selected seven publications that are connected either to his artistic practice or to the fold’s theme: solidarity. Finally, under ‘further reading’ you can find related publications or online reading matters that are recommended by our team members. 

Michael Leung recommended reading

The Invisible Committee. “To Our Friends.”Intervention Series. (2015)

Allen, B., “Lake of Heaven: An Original Translation of the Japanese Novel by Ishimure Michiko.” Lexington Books. (2008)

Campbell, A., Pierce H., Hannah., Hilmarsson H., “Immortal: Mourning, Martys & Murals.” (2019)

Rose. N. “The Prisoner’s Herbal.” Active Distribution. (2023)

Levine-Rasky C., Kowalchuk L.. “We Resist: Defending the Good in Hostile Times.” Amsterdam University Press. (2020)

Choudry A., Hanley J., Shragge E., “Organize!: Building from the Local for Global Justice. PM Press. (2012)

Fremeaux I., Jordan J., “We Are “Nature” Defending Itself: Entangling Art, Activism and Autonomous Zones (Vagabonds). Pluto Press. (2021)


Further reading

Spade D., “Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During This Crisis (and the Next).” Verso. (2020)

Morton T. (2019). “Humankind: Solidarity with Non-Human People.” Verso. (2019)

Kelly, J. L. (2023). Invited to witness: Solidarity tourism across occupied Palestine. Duke University Press.

Judah, H. (2022). How Not to Exclude Artist Mothers (and other parents). Lund Humphries.

Westgeest, H.,Zijlmans K. (2021).  Mix and Stir: New Outlooks on Contemporary Art from Global Perspectives. Valiz.

Garcia-Anton, K. (2022). Art and Solidarity Reader. Radical Actions, Politics and friendships. Valiz.

Wadlow, A. (2022). Women Looking at Women Looking at Women Reclaiming Histories of Women in the Arts and Proposing Models to Facilitate Future Friendships. Page Not Found.

Sennett, R. (2016). Together. Meulenhoff.

Fletcher, H., July, M., Bryan-Wilson, J., Lark, L., & Russell, J. (2015). Learning to love you more. Prestel Verlag.

‌Rutger Bregman, & W Hansen. (2019). Gratis geld voor iedereen : over het basisinkomen, de 15-urige werkweek en een wereld zonder grenzen. De Correspondent, Maart.


Other folds in the program

Each fold has a separate list with suggested reading for example.

fold #06 on Re-imagining
December 2022 – March 2023
Recommended reading on Re-imagining (shelved in the gallery)

fold #05 on Awakening
August 2022 – November 2022
Recommended reading on Awakening (shelved in the gallery)

fold #04 on No Hurry
March 2022 – July 2022
Recommended reading on No Hurry (shelved in the library)

fold #03 on Happiness
November 2021 – February 2022
Recommended reading on Happiness (shelved in the library)

fold #02 on Commons
July – October 2021
Recommended reading on Commons (shelved in the library)

fold #01 on Empathy
February 2021 – June 2021
Recommended reading on Empathy (shelved in the library)

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