Slow Fast Food and the Future of Boredom

Slow LaB Seminar, University of Oregon, December 1, 2017.


Drawing on examples ranging from guerrilla gardens in Hong Kong to hipster eateries in California, this presentation considers how boredom in the age of acceleration has generally shifted from being an affected aesthetic pose involving stillness and retreat to become more of an involuntary response to the exhausting hyperactivity and excessive production characterizing contemporary life.

More details are available on the Slow Lab website.

Carlo Ratti Associati , Future Food District

Carlo Ratti Associati, Future Food District