Two poems on the plasticity of memory


  • Simon Andrew Orpana University of Alberta

Author Biography

Simon Andrew Orpana, University of Alberta

Simon Orpana is an artist and researcher whose work explores the nexus between power, culture and everyday life. His writing on film, television and popular culture has appeared in numerous journals and book collections, including Zombie Theory: A Reader (2017). He is co-author, with Rob Kristofferson, of Showdown!: Making Modern Unions, a graphic history about the role played by Canadian steelworkers in shaping contemporary labour politics (2016). He is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta working on a project that uses art, poetry and music to explore and challenge the barriers to imagining a world that is less dependent upon fossil fuels.