Friends of the Pleistocene is a research and communication design organization, founded by smudge in 002010.

We are dedicated to exploring the conjuncture between landscape and contemporary human activity at sites shaped by the geologic epoch of the Pleistocene (2.588 million to 10000 years BP, Before Present).
Through our projects, we create contexts and speculative tools for humans to recalibrate their sense of place within the geologic timescale.


We maintain a project site where you can learn more:

Our frequently updated FOP news | respository can be found here:


Become a member and support the project here.




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