Peter Galison is the Pellegrino University Professor (Physics, History of Science) at Harvard University. His books include How Experiments End (1987), Image and Logic (1997); Einstein’s Clocks, Poincaré’s Maps (2003), and Objectivity (with L. Daston, 2007). Galison has co-directed three films: Ultimate Weapon: The H-bomb Dilemma (2002, with Pam Hogan), Secrecy (2008) and Containment (2015), both with Robb Moss. Galison’s work also features artistic collaborations, including partnering with South African artist William Kentridge on The Refusal of Time (Documenta 13, 2012). He is finishing a book on technology and the self, Building Crashing Thinking.
Technosphere × Knowledge:
The Scenario Mode
Presentations, film, discussion
Apr 14, 2016