Update – the actuality of the archaeological past

Michael Shanks writes. Welcome to a new, and long overdue, website sharing the work of our studio/lab at Stanford. In this contemporary condition of global stasis I offer some orientation on the lab’s projects, past and ongoing. [Link – a talk for SAP Moscow on global crisis April 2020] Current projects – [Link] Research Creation…

Innovation, future(s) making and archaeology

Components for wind turbines at port in Nafplion, Greece. Last Wednesday I attended a workshop at MIT entitled “Relocating innovation: Places and material practices of future making”. Convened by Lucy Suchman (in residence with the Department of Anthropology at MIT for the Spring of 2009), Endre Dányi and Laura Watts, all of the Centre for…