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No More Presidents

“Trump and Infrastructure” An overview of Bay Area logistical infrastructures facilitated by Empire Logistics: vulnerabilities, key sites of struggles, and important connections to broader dynamics along the global supply chain. […]

East Bay Community Mapping Workshop

10–3pm, Sunday September 25th 101 Broadway Oakland, CA This day-long open research session seeks to bring together local housing, labor, infrastructure, ecology and data/open access activists to make connections among […]


Presented as part of the panel “Art and Logistical Disruption” at the Arts of Logistics conference at Queen Mary University of London. Sunday, June 6, 2016 This presentation argues that […]

Southern California: Capitalist Gateway

Presented at Angels Gate Cultural Center, in conjunction with the exhibition HOLD UP Sunday, March 6 1 pm Free with Ken Ehrlich, and A.W. from the L.A. ONDA collective Southern […]

Warehouse Worker Inquiry

NOTE: The questions listed below assume a substantial degree of trust has already been established and the worker is comfortable with describing his or her work situation. The purpose of […]

Mapping the Cybernetic Supernode

Presented at the David Brower Center in partnership with Empire Logistics Monday, November 30 7 pm Free How do products move through our spaces, and why does it matter? This […]

The Chinese Logistical Sublime and Its Wasted Remains

Sent from Taipei, the last post in a container ship ethnography.

In Non-Places, No One Can Hear You Cry

Post 4 in a series of ethnographic notes sent from the Pacific Ocean.

Landlessness and the Life of Seamen

The bow of the ship is the only place on the Ever Cthulhu that affords a modicum of silence. To get there, you walk down the length of the narrow […]

The Quiet Port is Logistics’ Nightmare

It is 3am on a Wednesday when we pick up the Port Angeles pilot who will take the ship through the Puget Sound. All day, we have been sailing through […]