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David Brooks

DAVID BROOKS is an artist whose work investigates how cultural concerns cannot be divorced from the natural world, while also questioning the terms under which nature is perceived and utilized. Brooks lives and works in New York, is on the faculty of NYU Gallatin, and is currently a Rome Prize Fellow.

NOTES TOWARD A MANIFESTO FOR THE FUTURE INFRASTRUCTURALISTS!

Infrastructure is Nature! Infrastructure is alive. It is an active extension of society and, thus, is active within the living world.

A Few Paper Clips and A Couple Million Years

Feeding on caterpillars, beetles, spiders, and spider eggs, the blackpoll warbler will double its body weight to fly 20,000 kilometers from its summer habitat of the Canadian boreal forests nonstop overwater to winter in the Amazon. Challenging our imaginations, this twelve-grams-of-feathers has the longest overwater flight known of any songbird.

A BUCKET LIST FOR ARTISTS WORKING IN THE AGE OF ECOLOGICAL COLLAPSE
The Top Ten Things Not To Miss Before They Are Gone!

I can think of nothing more glorious or conspicuously biologically diverse than a thriving reef—rich in hard and soft corals and all the organisms that depend on it. Corals reefs are desperately in crisis.

a collective free association of "A Proverbial Machine in the Garden"

The “machine in the garden” is a cultural symbol embodying the tension between the pastoral ideal and the sweeping transformations wrought by industrialization.

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SEPT 2022

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