Mobilizing Materialities

Invited Presentation / 2017 / Minneapolis, MN / Brian Davis

Muddy Materialism: the pragmatics of public landscape

This presentation was at a unique gathering organized by Ozayr Saloojee and Karen Lutsky at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Mobilizing Materialities brought together artists from the World of Matter collective together with experts in geography, urban design, architecture, art criticism, and philosophy. This presentation discussed the strange political ecology of two coastal landscapes and argued for a new aesthetics of these places.