Deep Time Chicago

August 28th, 2019

Andrew Yang speaks about his involvement with the art/research/activism initiative Deep Time Chicago which endeavors to develop a public research trajectory on Anthropocene questions.


How do we encounter the Anthropocene in our everyday lives and how do we engage in it through our daily practices? A profound consideration of the specificity of place lies at the core of the art/research/activism initiative Deep Time Chicago, which examines questions of temporality and spatiality against the backdrop of the Anthropocene. With this in mind, the project intends a conception and exploration of global planetary change through a framework of placed and embodied experience and, as Andrew Yang points out in the following talk, calls attention to the consistent tensions between universality and particularity.