edited by

Elizabeth Ellsworth + Jamie Kruse


Zuihitsu: Chapter Bridges

Zuihitsu 14

"The design we must do in an age of hyperobjects will inevitably take them into account, because we can't unthink our knowledge of them. This means that design must account for thousand, ten thousand, and hundred thousand year timescales. It must account for Plutonium 239, which remains dangerously radioactive for 24,100 years."
—Timothy Morton, "Zero Landscapes in the Time of Hyperobjects"
truck transporting TRU waste along Interstate 15, Idaho
Image: smudge studio, 2010