Infrastructural brutalism : art and the necropolitics of infrastructure / Michael Truscello.

"Infrastructural Brutalism explores the necropolitics of infrastructure through the lens of artistic media: "drowned town" literature, road movies, energy landscape photography, and "death train" narratives. How does American "drowned town" literature, from Mud on...

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Online Access: Full Text (via MIT Press)
Main Author: Truscello, Michael (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge : The MIT Press, 2020.
Series:Infrastructures series.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : The paver of modern life
  • Drowned town fiction : the poetics of large dams
  • The materiality of the road in the "road movie"
  • Oil and photography
  • Death train narratives
  • Conclusion : Infrastructural brutalism and brisantic politics.