Jessie Lecavalier, New Jersey Institute of Technology and Janell Rothenberg, UCLA
November 15, 2017 · 12:00 pm EST · School of Architecture, South Gallery
Princeton Mellon Initiative
A growing body of contemporary research about infrastructure in architecture, the humanities and social sciences takes as its object large-scale, seemingly immaterial infrastructures. Against assumptions about the invisibility of infrastructure, new scholarship accounts for the materiality of systems that range in time and scale from global networks and longue durée processes, to fleeting, microscopic phenomena. In working across different registers and sites, what possibilities and problems do work on materiality pose to theory, methods and critique?