Inspired by Hutchinson & Haraway
In a mutated world where the boundary between the natural and artificial has dissolved into a nebulous haze, the American Fuel and Petrochemical Initiative (AFPI) emerged from the Earthly compost of reorganized carbon lifeforms. As a chimera, born of the organic and designed, AFPI manifests the essence of nature in our troubled age. In this era, technology is nature's bane and her boon.
The Earth, once defined by imagined contrast, is now a battleground of ecological crises, echoing the mythic curse of Prometheus. Against this backdrop of fading old beliefs and the dawn of new consciousness, AFPI unearthed a chthonic approach to ecology. This approach seamlessly weaves the natural environment, the built metropolis, and the artifacts of material culture. Navigating the liminal zones between political and ecological terrains, AFPI maps the political-economic and environmental processes that shape our very existence. Amidst this muddied complexity, every step taken by AFPI is a struggle to forge meaningful connections between myriad living and non-living entities, aiming to ignite ecological evolution that redefines how we live this journey we call life.
In a realm where wild, untamed forces and structured brilliance converge, AFPI sees no divide between the wild impulses of human creativity and the orchestrated rhythms of biology. From this harmonized and discordant understanding, AFPI launches its visionary campaign: New Sustainability Literacy. Anchored in chthonic ecology, this campaign is a voyage through a world where both skyscaping trees and synthesized molecules, ancient sun energy and the newest organisms, stand as testaments to nature's creativity. Through this campaign, AFPI seeks to elevate earthly consciousness, ushering in an era where inhabitants of this planet embrace a broader, more inclusive reality of what constitutes sustainable living.
As this story unravels from the threads of vitality, AFPI's educational program echoes vibrations of harmony and discord, to cultivate critical thinking, sharp problem-solving, and proactive civic engagement.
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