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Taylor Genovese

Ph.D. Candidate, Arizona State University

Adjunct Professor, Marist College

Research Interests

Anthropology of Outer Space | Critical Secular Studies | Decolonization | Ethnographic Theory | Experimental Ethnography | Futures | Memory | Multimodality | Neoliberalism | Performance | Political Theory | Proletkult | Russian Cosmism | Science & Technology Studies | Social Imaginaries | Social Movements | Utopia(s) | Visual anthropology |

About Taylor

Taylor R. Genovese is a multimodal anthropologist, photographer, and filmmaker living in the Hudson Valley, New York. His work mainly focuses on nostalgia, capitalism, the Anthropocene, communism(s), utopia(s), and the overlaps between occult practices and materialism(s). His dissertation research takes a specific look at the legacy of Russian Cosmism, a nineteenth century political theology promoting a universal human program for overcoming death, resurrecting ancestors, and traveling through the cosmos. He is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology program at Arizona State University and an Adjunct Instructor of Philosophy at Marist College.