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Does the libsecp256k1 API expose low level functionality such as group algebra? If not why not?

Does the libsecp256k1 API expose low level functionality such as group algebra (e.g. generator point, point at infinity)? If not, why not?

This was asked by ProofOfKeags in this libsecp256k1 issue. This question is also related.

(I’ll post a summary of the responses on the issue as an answer soon but others are free to post alternative answers)