Materia: Thomas Moynihan & Carolina Caycedo
Extraction and Extinction
We are thrilled to announce that our first event of the 2022 Winter Quarter will feature historian Thomas Moynihan (author of X-Risk (Urbanomic/MIT Press 2020) and Spinal Catastrophism (Urbanomic/MIT Press, 2019), among others) and artist Carolina Caycedo (2020-2022 Inaugural Borderlands Fellow at the Center for Imagination in the Borderlands-Arizona State University and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics; recent and upcoming solo shows include: Care Report at Muzeum Sztuki in Łódź, Wanaawna, Rio Hondo and Other Spirits at Orange County Museum of Art, Cosmotarrayas at ICA Boston, From the Bottom of the River at MCA Chicago, and Carolina Caycedo at the Baltic Center for Contemporary Art in Newcastle).
Our speakers will be discussing the relationship between extraction and extinction in connection with the notion of political ecology.
Suggested materials to peruse in preparation for the meeting will be circulated one week in advance.