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Liu Scholar, Mascha Gugganig, wins visual essay contest
Description: Liu Scholar, Mascha Gugganig wins the visual essay competition with her submission titled 'Making Dust come to Matter: The Scaffolding of Academia.'
Date: 19 August 2015
Author: Mascha Gugganig
Source: Hope and Insufficiency

Mascha Gugganig is a PhD candidate in Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, a scholar at the Liu Institute for Global Isses and a fellow on the STS Program at Harvard University. Her submission to the Visual Essay Competition was called Making Dust come to Matter: The Scaffolding of Academia and is based on a film Mascha made in 2011called hidden practices (it can be viewed here). 

In her own words,

"This visual essay explores the infrastructural setting of academia and contemplates the ways it shapes a particular understanding of capacity building that scaffolds successful scholarship."

The full visual essay can be found here (pdf).

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