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  • Bigert & Bergström : Works 1986-2016

    Bigert & Bergström : Works 1986-2016
    av Sara Arrhenius, Staffan Boije af Gennäs, Lydia Chatziiakovou, Simon Critchley, Aris Fioretos, Stefanie Hessler, Jeffrey Kastner, Carin Kuoni, Sina Najafi, Cecilia Sjöholm, Nato Thompson, Christopher Turner, Sven-Olov Wallenstein

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789188031464

    Swedish artists Mats Bigert and Lars Bergström first began their creative partnership in 1986, and have since become internationally recognized for a wide range of art projects ranging from large-scale sculptures and installations to performance and…

  • Cabinet 47: Logistics

    Cabinet 47: Logistics

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698466

    Every time you put a letter in the mail, every time you stop at a traffic light, a complex--and usually invisible--network of logistics is at work. Cabinet issue 47, with a special section on Logistics, features James Whittington on the diaries of D…

  • Pablo Vargas Lugo: Skidproof View

    Pablo Vargas Lugo: Skidproof View
    av Pablo Vargas Lugo

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788475066462

    Pablo Vargas Lugo is one of Mexico's fastest-rising contemporary artists, with an extensive resume of solo and group exhibitions there and abroad. This book, an artist's project highlighting a single installation--done for the Colecci n Jumex and th…

  • Cabinet 22: Insecurity

    Cabinet 22: Insecurity

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698183

    The idea that our time is obsessed with the modes and methods of security is by now a commonplace, yet behind this familiar syndrome lies a less-examined array of social and psychological phenomena--not just related to the nature of the threat faced…

  • Cabinet 64: The Nose

    Cabinet 64: The Nose

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698725

    With the possible exception of the eyes, no other part of the face is as burdened with legend, myth and significance as the nose.Cabinet issue 64, with a special section on "The Nose," includes Christopher Turner on Smell-O-Vision, Aromarama and oth…

  • Cabinet 61: Calendars

    Cabinet 61: Calendars

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698695

    This description of Cabinet issue 61 was written on 1 September 2015. Which also happens to be 17 Dhu al-Qada 1436. And 17 Elul 5775. And 19 Wu 4713. The passage of time may be immutable, but the innumerable systems (Gregorian, Islamic, Hebrew and C…

  • Cabinet 44: 24 Hours

    Cabinet 44: 24 Hours

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698435

    Rome was not built in a day, but can an issue of a quarterly magazine be produced in 24 hours? This is the question that this issue of Cabinet attempts to answer. Inspired by the resourcefulness of the bricoleur making do with what is at hand, Cabin…

  • Cabinet 49: Death

    Cabinet 49: Death

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698480

    The cultural, social and scientific management of death--how to postpone it, how to prepare for it, what to do with remains, how to remember the deceased--forms the rarely acknowledged framework for the formation of society. Community is only possib…

  • Infrastructure


    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698404

    Invisible but indispensable, infrastructure is the unsung hero of modernity. A term originally coined in the early twentieth century to refer to the combination of logistics and material necessary for any military operation, the word has come to enc…

  • Forgetting


    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698411

    Across fields as disparate as historiography, psychiatry and anthropology, remembering was long considered primary and forgetting simply a malfunction of recall. But after figures such as Nietzsche and Freud, the act of forgetting has undergone a wh…

  • Cabinet 34: Testing

    Cabinet 34: Testing

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698329

    Cabinet 34 puts our culture of constant examination, and self-examination itself, to the test, scrutinizing the historical conventions that have produced our contemporary obsession with quantifying and judging everything from aptitude and health to…

  • Cabinet 36: Friendship

    Cabinet 36: Friendship

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698343

    The nature of friendship has been a subject of inquiry from the beginnings of the western philosophical tradition. Socrates considers the question of philia in one of Plato's earliest dialogues, declaring that his "passion for friends" causes him to…

  • Cabinet 67

    Cabinet 67

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698824

    Dreams are some of the most private experiences humans know, and yet humans have long felt a need to share them. Across history, protocols have been developed to make this possible, and though Western culture is poor in such techniques, in this it i…

  • Punishment


    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698459

    From the rule of "an eye for an eye" in the Code of Hammurabi and the Old Testament to the rise of the reforming "penitentiary" in the nineteenth century, from Kant's notion of the right of retaliation to historical-philosophical explorations by Mic…

  • The Paper Sculpture Book

    The Paper Sculpture Book
    av Mary Ceruti, Matt Freedman, Sina Najafi

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780916365691

  • Cabinet 56: Sports

    Cabinet 56: Sports

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698640

    Athletic contests are nearly as old as human society itself. They have grown and flourished across the millennia and around the world, and today form the basis of a global industry worth in excess of six hundred billion dollars. And such games are n…

  • Curiosity and Method - Ten Years of Cabinet Magazine

    Curiosity and Method - Ten Years of Cabinet Magazine

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698565

    Since its launch in late 2000, "Cabinet" magazine has become a touchstone for a certain approach to understanding culture, one that shuns orthodox distinctions--high/low, serious/humorous, professional/amateur--in favor of a commitment to the idea t…

  • Money


    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698497

    "The lack of money is the root of all evil," quipped Mark Twain in his recasting of the biblical observation about the moral dangers of greed. And the enormous, and ever-widening, economic disparities today--both between the richest and poorest nati…

  • Cabinet 68: The End

    Cabinet 68: The End

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698831

    The question of endings haunts human beings across all their endeavors, which is why the idea of finitude has been a topic of philosophy since its very inception. How to finish a work, how to conclude a relationship, how to die--these are interrelat…

  • Cabinet 57: Catastrophe

    Cabinet 57: Catastrophe

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698657

    The theorist Fredric Jameson once wrote that it has become easier for us to imagine the world ending than to imagine a society not built around capitalism. As scenarios forecasting the collapse of social and ecological systems become increasingly cr…

  • Trees


    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698473

    Among the largest and longest-lived of all terrestrial organisms, trees are not just an integral part of the planet's ecology, but are also a key resource in the development of civilization and a ubiquitous cultural metaphor, used to describe everyt…

  • Cabinet 63: The Desert

    Cabinet 63: The Desert

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698718

    A zone of deprivation and emptiness but also a space for adventure and even divine revelation, the desert has historically resisted human domination, even as it has continued to tantalize the cultural imagination. Cabinet issue 63, with a special se…

  • Cabinet 59: The North

    Cabinet 59: The North

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698671

    The idea of the North in modernity--its associations with sparseness and scarcity, to hardships and remoteness--has fed countless narratives of journeying to places and fates unknown. In classical antiquity, however, the north was a place of perfect…

  • Cabinet 55: Love

    Cabinet 55: Love

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698633

    Love was classically thought to come in four distinct varieties--agape (spiritual love), eros (physical passion), philia (friendship) and storge (familial affection). It might be argued that with modernity, one of these--eros--has come to dominate o…

  • Cabinet 62: Milk

    Cabinet 62: Milk

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698701

    One of only a handful of substances produced in nature expressly as food, milk is fundamental for infant mammalian nutrition, but is also foundational in human myth and religion. Cabinet issue 62, with a special section on "Milk," includes Renata Sa…

  • Cabinet 54: The Accident

    Cabinet 54: The Accident

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698626

    Though most often thought of in prosaic terms--a spilled drink, a fender bender, a slip on an icy street--the accident is a concept with a long and complex philosophical pedigree. From Aristotle to Paul Virilio, the accident--from the Latin, meaning…

  • Celebration


    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698602

    Celebration--acting variously as a binding force for a community or as a self-congratulatory act, carried out in settings as intimate as a family dinner and as grand as tickertape parades--would seem to be so fundamental to human behavior as to oper…

  • Cabinet 65: Knowledge

    Cabinet 65: Knowledge

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698732

    The desire to know everything is old.The sophist Hippias claimed to be able to lecture on any subject, but with modernity, this ancient desire took new forms. The Renaissance invented the encyclopedia. The modern state began to dream of knowing what…

  • Cabinet 58: Theft

    Cabinet 58: Theft

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698664

    Across history, the morality of taking what belongs to another has been of concern to both theologians and lawmakers. Yet theft necessarily raises the question of what constitutes ownership, opening onto a longstanding philosophical debate about the…

  • Cabinet 37: Bubbles

    Cabinet 37: Bubbles

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698350

    A child's plaything and an object of study for scientists; a space of protection but also of isolation: the "bubble" has a cultural significance far more substantial than its fleeting form suggests. Bubbles percolate through the hydrology studies of…

  • Cabinet 66

    Cabinet 66

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698749

    Skin is both surface and container. It marks the absolute limits of organisms, but also functions as an interface--acting as a plane of contact with what surrounds it while protecting what lies beneath it. Skin has lent itself to artistic and litera…

  • Cabinet 60: Containers

    Cabinet 60: Containers

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698688

    Just as the very first constructed containers emerged at a time when new techniques of food gathering and storage began to give rise to novel technologies of collection, transportation and conservation, so too have the innovations in "packaging" acr…

  • Cabinet 23: Fruits and Vegetables

    Cabinet 23: Fruits and Vegetables

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698190

    From the Biblical fruit that brought about the moral downfall of mankind to "terminator" seed strains engineered to ensure that farmers have to buy new seed stocks every year, from banana republics to the annual tomato-throwing festivals in Spain, t…

  • The Death of the Artist

    The Death of the Artist

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698893

    The seventh publication in Cabinet's 24-Hour Book series, in which distinguished authors and artists are incarcerated in the Cabinet gallery space to complete a project from start to finish within 24 hours, The Death of the Artist breaks from prior…

  • Cabinet 39: Learning

    Cabinet 39: Learning

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698374

    What is learning? An excruciating struggle with techniques and facts? A sensation of joyful encounter with the hitherto unknown? The very notion of the pedagogical conjures a whole range of emotions, and its implications are evident throughout socie…

  • Wheels


    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698596

    The common injunction "Don't reinvent the wheel," suggesting as it does the futility of attempting to change something that is already flawless, points not just to the perfection of the wheel as mechanical component but also to its pervasiveness as…

  • Cabinet 33: Deception

    Cabinet 33: Deception

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698312

    Man is purported to be the only animal that can lie by telling the truth. Whether we are dealing with the confidence games of cheats and forgers, with pranksters whose stunts reveal unacknowledged contradictions in society or with apparently simple…

  • Forensics


    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698428

    Derived from the Latin "forensis," the word forensics refers to the "forum" and designates the practice of making an argument by using objects before a professional, political or legal gathering. Cabinet issue 43, with a special section on "Forensic…

  • Cabinet 53: Stones

    Cabinet 53: Stones

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698619

    The Stone Age is not over Whether nestled in a dark corner of the gall bladder or hurtling toward us at fearsome speeds from the Kuyper Belt, whether yielding to the sculptor's delicate chisel or used to decorate the human body, stones continue be a…

  • Cabinet 32: Fire

    Cabinet 32: Fire

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698305

    One of the four classical elements, capable of both remarkable destructive and generative effect, the heat and light product of chemical reactions that we know as fire is one of the baseline phenomena of human experience. Harnessing and controlling…

  • Games


    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698442

    In the nineteenth century, Marx rejected the notion of homo sapiens, offering instead homo faber to indicate how consciousness follows from the primary activity of making. Against this, a certain ludic tradition has imagined a homo ludens, humans de…

  • Cabinet 38: Islands

    Cabinet 38: Islands

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932698367

    The seclusion of islands has long made them ideal screens for our fantasies and terrors, choice locations for military and scientific assays, and perfect settings for escapes, incarcerations and battles for survival. In consideration of these dynami…