“Plantation | Springtime: A day in the life of the automated body of the future”

Title“Plantation | Springtime: A day in the life of the automated body of the future”
Year for Search2016
AuthorsMitchell, Lia Swope
Secondary TitleMotherboard
Date PublishedApril 14, 2016
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

The setting is a penitentiary in which the prisoners are treated as if they are plants with details on their care, feeding, and punishment followed by the prisoners’ thoughts. In the reprint these are more effectively side by side columns. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. without the subtitle of the illus. Big Echo: Critical SF, no. 7, Part 1 (January 2018). https://www.bigecho.org/plantation-springtime

URLPLANTATION | SPRINGTIME (vice.com)
Illustration

Illus. Koren Shadmi

Author Note

The female author has a doctorate in French from the University of Minnesota with a thesis on French speculative fiction.

Full Text

2016 Mitchell, Lia Swope. “Plantation | Springtime: A day in the life of the automated body of the future.” Illus. Koren Shadmi. Motherboard (April 14, 2016). PLANTATION | SPRINGTIME (vice.com) Rpt. without the subtitle of the illus. Big Echo: Critical SF, no. 7, Part 1 (January 2018). https://www.bigecho.org/plantation-springtime

The setting is a penitentiary in which the prisoners are treated as if they are plants with details on their care, feeding, and punishment followed by the prisoners’ thoughts. In the reprint these are more effectively side by side columns. The female author has a doctorate in French from the University of Minnesota with a thesis on French speculative fiction.