The Materiality of Virtuality – Bundled, Buried & Behind Closed Doors

Fascinating piece by Ben Mendelsohn on the material infrastructure of virtuality, featuring Stephen Graham and Saskia Sassen.

Bundled, Buried & Behind Closed Doors from Ben Mendelsohn on Vimeo.

Lower Manhattan’s 60 Hudson Street is one of the world’s most concentrated hubs of Internet connectivity. This short documentary peeks inside, offering a glimpse of the massive material infrastructure that makes the Internet possible.

Written and edited by Ben Mendelsohn
Shot and animated by Alex Chohlas-Wood

Featuring interviews with Stephen Graham, Saskia Sassen, Dave Timmes of Telx, Rich Miller of datacenterknowledge.com, Stephen Klenert of Atlantic Metro Communications, and Josh Wallace of the City of Palo Alto Utilities.