May is Bike Month in the United States. In this “cyclisticle,” Edge Effects editors kick off the celebration with an eclectic range of bike reflections and recommendations.
Tagged: Material Culture
Many environmentalists are suspicious of cute mascots. Evelyn Ramiel invites us to open our hearts to cute characters that create ecologies of care.
Four graduate students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison share their reflections on the work of Do Ho Suh.
A photo essay of mid-century domestic relics open a window on a woman’s hard, heroic, uncelebrated life.
How concrete changed perceptions of knowledge and labor in a modernizing society.
October 2015 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.
The hydraulic fracturing (or “fracking”) boom and an imminent bust in the face of a worldwide oil glut are just the most recent swings in a long history of economic and ecological instability in the mineral-rich Permian basin.