Andrea Ballestero

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The Plume: Movement and Mixture in Subterranean Water Worlds

Theorizing the Contemporary

The Plume: Movement and Mixture in Subterranean Water Worlds

Asking questions about life in science, Kathryn Yusoff (2018) turns to geology and diagnoses it as a field built on the partition between live/inert, human/inhu... More

Aquifers (or, Hydrolithic Elemental Choreographies)

Theorizing the Contemporary

Aquifers (or, Hydrolithic Elemental Choreographies)

Shaped by the legacy of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century geological thinking, popular ideas of the underground replicate two primary figures: the mine and the... More

Spongiform

Theorizing the Contemporary

Spongiform

The growing recognition that water is a fundamental substance sustaining all forms of life has turned the eyes of many passersby downward, to the subsurface. ... More