Infrastructures of Becoming. Making Space for Wild Animals

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Infrastructure of Becoming. Making Space
for Wild Animals
Prof. Dr. Felix Stalder, ZHdK
New Visions of the Multispecies City
EPFL 26.09.2023
Animal bridge, A2, Neuenkirch, CH April 2021
Animal bridge, A2, Neuenkirch, CH April 2021
Reconciliation Infrastructures
Reconciliation Infrastructures
Specific infrastructural objects that support natural behavior
Specific infrastructural objects that support natural behavior
of wild animals in anthropogenic environments.
of wild animals in anthropogenic environments.
“
“Ecologists, architects and engineers coalesce to design
Ecologists, architects and engineers coalesce to design
structures that mimic animals’ ambient environments.”
structures that mimic animals’ ambient environments.”
(Barua, 2022, page 37-38)
(Barua, 2022, page 37-38)
Reconciliation Infrastructures
Reconciliation Infrastructures
Swift tower, designed for nesting, Exeter
Swift tower, designed for nesting, Exeter
Reconciliation Infrastructures
Reconciliation Infrastructures
Biopod, design by Maor Bezner, 2022
Biopod, design by Maor Bezner, 2022
Reconciliation Infrastructures
Reconciliation Infrastructures
Reconciliation ecology: “redesigning anthropogenic habitats
Reconciliation ecology: “redesigning anthropogenic habitats
so that their use is compatible with use by a broad array of
so that their use is compatible with use by a broad array of
other species.” (Rosenzweig, 2003, p. 194)
other species.” (Rosenzweig, 2003, p. 194)
Paradigm shift in conservation ecology from separating
Paradigm shift in conservation ecology from separating
‘natural habitats’ to integrating ‘more-than-human habitats’
‘natural habitats’ to integrating ‘more-than-human habitats’
Reconciliation Infrastructures
Reconciliation Infrastructures
From environments of enclosure (Foucault)
From environments of enclosure (Foucault)
to control of flows (Deleuze)
to control of flows (Deleuze)
Focus of this talk
Focus of this talk
Focus beyond objects on diverse relations
Focus beyond objects on diverse relations
‘
‘more than human habitat’.
more than human habitat’.
sum of these human-shaped relations form an
sum of these human-shaped relations form an
infrastructure: of ‘becoming in-habitants’.
infrastructure: of ‘becoming in-habitants’.
Infrastructure of a Migratory Bird
Vladan Joler, Gordan Savi i
č ć and
Felix Stalder, 2022/23
latentspaces.zhdk.ch/imb
Infrastructures of Becoming. Making Space for Wild Animals
latentspaces.zhdk.ch/imb Audio Tour: How to read this map?
→
Infrastructure as objects
Infrastructure as objects
biological
biological
technological
technological
social
social
Informational
Informational
Infrastructure as multiple scales
Infrastructure as multiple scales
spatial (planetary)
spatial (planetary)
monetary (equivalences)
monetary (equivalences)
temporal (contemporaneity)
temporal (contemporaneity)
Infrastructure as relations
Infrastructure as relations
between things
between things
for someone
for someone
analyzed by someone
analyzed by someone
Infrastructure
Infrastructure
from circulation to becoming
from circulation to becoming
Infrastructure of becoming: a ‘migratory bird’
Infrastructure of becoming: a ‘migratory bird’
Learning to migrate through a densely
Learning to migrate through a densely
cultivated landscape under conditions of
cultivated landscape under conditions of
climate change
climate change
Infrastructure of becoming: a ‘nesting wall’
Infrastructure of becoming: a ‘nesting wall’
Adapting a natural cliff (Kuchl, AT) for
Adapting a natural cliff (Kuchl, AT) for
nesting.
nesting.
Continuous care and maintance
Continuous care and maintance
Infrastructure of becoming: a ‘birder’
Infrastructure of becoming: a ‘birder’
Seeing and relating to wild animals as
Seeing and relating to wild animals as
singular beings
singular beings
Infrastructure of becoming: a ‘birder’
Infrastructure of becoming: a ‘birder’
Modulating intensities of affect
Modulating intensities of affect
Infrastructure of becoming:
Infrastructure of becoming:
relating as intra/agency
relating as intra/agency
“
“It is through specific agential intra-actions that the
It is through specific agential intra-actions that the
boundaries and properties of “individuals” within the
boundaries and properties of “individuals” within the
phenomenon become determinate and particular material
phenomenon become determinate and particular material
articulations of the world become meaningful.”
articulations of the world become meaningful.”
(Barad 2012, 77)
(Barad 2012, 77)
Making Space for Wild Animals
Making Space for Wild Animals
Not only additive, but more importantly, transformative.
Not only additive, but more importantly, transformative.
Bulding new objects is only a small part of the effort.
Bulding new objects is only a small part of the effort.
Adaptive maintenance is the real challenge.
Adaptive maintenance is the real challenge.
Making Space for Wild Animals
Making Space for Wild Animals
Diversity is not a means but an end.
Diversity is not a means but an end.
Not everything must have a price.
Not everything must have a price.
There are no equivalences.
There are no equivalences.
Thank you
Thank you!
!
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Infrastructures of Becoming. Making Space for Wild Animals

  • 1. Infrastructure of Becoming. Making Space for Wild Animals Prof. Dr. Felix Stalder, ZHdK New Visions of the Multispecies City EPFL 26.09.2023
  • 2. Animal bridge, A2, Neuenkirch, CH April 2021 Animal bridge, A2, Neuenkirch, CH April 2021
  • 3. Reconciliation Infrastructures Reconciliation Infrastructures Specific infrastructural objects that support natural behavior Specific infrastructural objects that support natural behavior of wild animals in anthropogenic environments. of wild animals in anthropogenic environments. “ “Ecologists, architects and engineers coalesce to design Ecologists, architects and engineers coalesce to design structures that mimic animals’ ambient environments.” structures that mimic animals’ ambient environments.” (Barua, 2022, page 37-38) (Barua, 2022, page 37-38)
  • 4. Reconciliation Infrastructures Reconciliation Infrastructures Swift tower, designed for nesting, Exeter Swift tower, designed for nesting, Exeter
  • 5. Reconciliation Infrastructures Reconciliation Infrastructures Biopod, design by Maor Bezner, 2022 Biopod, design by Maor Bezner, 2022
  • 6. Reconciliation Infrastructures Reconciliation Infrastructures Reconciliation ecology: “redesigning anthropogenic habitats Reconciliation ecology: “redesigning anthropogenic habitats so that their use is compatible with use by a broad array of so that their use is compatible with use by a broad array of other species.” (Rosenzweig, 2003, p. 194) other species.” (Rosenzweig, 2003, p. 194) Paradigm shift in conservation ecology from separating Paradigm shift in conservation ecology from separating ‘natural habitats’ to integrating ‘more-than-human habitats’ ‘natural habitats’ to integrating ‘more-than-human habitats’
  • 7. Reconciliation Infrastructures Reconciliation Infrastructures From environments of enclosure (Foucault) From environments of enclosure (Foucault) to control of flows (Deleuze) to control of flows (Deleuze)
  • 8. Focus of this talk Focus of this talk Focus beyond objects on diverse relations Focus beyond objects on diverse relations ‘ ‘more than human habitat’. more than human habitat’. sum of these human-shaped relations form an sum of these human-shaped relations form an infrastructure: of ‘becoming in-habitants’. infrastructure: of ‘becoming in-habitants’.
  • 9. Infrastructure of a Migratory Bird Vladan Joler, Gordan Savi i č ć and Felix Stalder, 2022/23 latentspaces.zhdk.ch/imb
  • 11. latentspaces.zhdk.ch/imb Audio Tour: How to read this map? →
  • 12. Infrastructure as objects Infrastructure as objects biological biological technological technological social social Informational Informational
  • 13. Infrastructure as multiple scales Infrastructure as multiple scales spatial (planetary) spatial (planetary) monetary (equivalences) monetary (equivalences) temporal (contemporaneity) temporal (contemporaneity)
  • 14. Infrastructure as relations Infrastructure as relations between things between things for someone for someone analyzed by someone analyzed by someone
  • 15. Infrastructure Infrastructure from circulation to becoming from circulation to becoming
  • 16. Infrastructure of becoming: a ‘migratory bird’ Infrastructure of becoming: a ‘migratory bird’ Learning to migrate through a densely Learning to migrate through a densely cultivated landscape under conditions of cultivated landscape under conditions of climate change climate change
  • 17. Infrastructure of becoming: a ‘nesting wall’ Infrastructure of becoming: a ‘nesting wall’ Adapting a natural cliff (Kuchl, AT) for Adapting a natural cliff (Kuchl, AT) for nesting. nesting. Continuous care and maintance Continuous care and maintance
  • 18. Infrastructure of becoming: a ‘birder’ Infrastructure of becoming: a ‘birder’ Seeing and relating to wild animals as Seeing and relating to wild animals as singular beings singular beings
  • 19. Infrastructure of becoming: a ‘birder’ Infrastructure of becoming: a ‘birder’ Modulating intensities of affect Modulating intensities of affect
  • 20. Infrastructure of becoming: Infrastructure of becoming: relating as intra/agency relating as intra/agency “ “It is through specific agential intra-actions that the It is through specific agential intra-actions that the boundaries and properties of “individuals” within the boundaries and properties of “individuals” within the phenomenon become determinate and particular material phenomenon become determinate and particular material articulations of the world become meaningful.” articulations of the world become meaningful.” (Barad 2012, 77) (Barad 2012, 77)
  • 21. Making Space for Wild Animals Making Space for Wild Animals Not only additive, but more importantly, transformative. Not only additive, but more importantly, transformative. Bulding new objects is only a small part of the effort. Bulding new objects is only a small part of the effort. Adaptive maintenance is the real challenge. Adaptive maintenance is the real challenge.
  • 22. Making Space for Wild Animals Making Space for Wild Animals Diversity is not a means but an end. Diversity is not a means but an end. Not everything must have a price. Not everything must have a price. There are no equivalences. There are no equivalences.