Heather Davis is currently a visiting scholar at the Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at McGill University. There, she researches plastic and its links to petrocapitalism for a monograph entitled Plastic: The Afterlife of Oil. Previously, she held fellowships at the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Pennsylvania State University and Duke University. She has written widely for art and academic publications on questions of contemporary art, politics and ecology. She is the editor of Art in the Anthropocene: Encounters Among Aesthetics, Politics, Environments and Epistemologies(Open Humanities Press, 2015) and Desire Change: Contemporary Feminist Art in Canada (MAWA and McGill Queen’s UP, 2017).