When you actually look at infrastructure systems from the perspective of the Global South, they’re much more hybrid, precarious, amenable to political and social transformation. And I want to maybe flip this and say hey, if we actually look at the infrastructure systems of renewable energies in North America this might also be the case.
It is commonly recognized that artistic strategies are effective in promoting social, political, and religious agendas. What is less recognized is that many decisions and actions we make in our daily life are also guided by aesthetic preferences and judgments. In the United States today unfortunately, the popular aesthetic taste seems to work against the ideals of sustainability and justice proposed by the Green New Deal.