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Lecture Series: After Infrastructure: Humanitarian Design and the Scale of the Future

Lecture Series: After Infrastructure: Humanitarian Design and the Scale of the Future

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Speaker: Peter Renfield

This talk explored recent efforts to respond to conditions of disaster and endemic poverty with innovative objects and small-scale designs. Partly decoupled from both states and standard infrastructure, they suggest a material twist at the intersection of humanitarianism, development and global health, along with a reconfiguration of social problems and imagined futures.