by Sarah Grey ‘Tamil will die a slow death The languages of the West will triumph in this world.’ So says the simpleton; Alas! what an accusation! —Subramania Bharati I. We live among the ghosts of languages.
As you may have noticed we’ve had a few delays with SALVAGE Issue #3, but we’re incredibly excited to announce that it’s very nearly with us! To be among the first to receive Issue #3 you can pre-order your copy from our webstore now. To pre-order click here. Or, to save money on every issue and to be guaranteed to get it before anyone else you can take out a one-year subscription here for £36/$56/€51 – that’s just £9 per issue! Salvage Issue #3: Or what’s a hell for? features: Helen Hester on the merging of woman, machine and
by Nicholas Beuret and Gareth Brown. The culture of the Anthropocene crawls with narratives of survival. A quick glance at the last few years’ TV and cinema listings reveals a plethora of such things, suggesting that the public appetite is strong enough for these narratives now to be considered an aspect of mainstream popular culture where once they may have been niche. Most recently in the cinema, Interstellar has explored a number of themes common to these narratives such as scarcity, waste, and salvage. However, whilst Interstellar seeks refuge in the familiar, age-old ideas of exodus, pioneering, and the