James Westcott
Freelance; lecturer, Technical University of Delft

James Westcott is a writer and editor living in Rotterdam. He teaches a seminar on the anthropocene at the Technical University of Delft, and is the author of When Marina Abramović Dies: A Biography (MIT Press, 2010).

Written by James Westcott

Within the Gurgler Glacier in Austria. Stewart Franklin/Magnum

Deep time
Written in stone

In the race for geology’s highest accolade – a ‘golden spike’ – do advocates of the Anthropocene sell their ideas short?

James Westcott