Performing Measure: Endurance at the Interface Between Technology and Nature

This essay reflects on a possible relation between technology and nature today in light of a notion of endurance understood as a distinct form of sustainability. It employs the category of performance to theorize measure (the right measure) as aesthetic procedure and form of knowledge that has the potential to make the assumed technology-nature incompatibility productive. Such a concept of measure is grounded in a rethinking of rationality/reason along the lines drawn by Jacques Derrida. Continue reading