Winter 2004–2005


Colors / Pistachio

Spencer FinchWhat Nabokov saw when he heard the letter t

Inventory / The Bible: 2,728 Objects in Order of Appearance

Emma KayIn the beginning was the word “seed”

Ingestion / Disembodied Cuisine

Oron Catts & Ionat ZurrToward victimless meat

Leftovers / Not in Our Backyard: An Interview with Jim Puckett

Sasha Archibald and Jim PuckettYour old computer is killing people


Crocheting the Hyperbolic Plane: An Interview with David Henderson and Daina Taimina

Margaret Wertheim, David Henderson, and Daina TaiminaInto non-Euclidean space, with hook and yarn

Build Your Own Hyperbolic Soccer Ball Model

Keith Henderson

Artist Project / My Neck Is Thinner Than a Hair—A History of the Car Bomb in the 1975–1991 Lebanese Wars

Atlas Group/Walid Raad

The Building Is Our Last Line of Defense: An Interview with Eve Hinman

Sina Najafi, Eyal Weizman, and Eve HinmanThe architecture of security

Artist Project / The Story of a Pyromaniac Photographer

Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige

Jigsaws: A User’s Manual

Christopher TurnerAssembling a history of the puzzle

Cabinetlandia: Update No. 2

Matthew PassmoreBuilding the Cabinet National Library

Artist Project / New World Order


The End of the Line

Mats BigertTo queue or not to queue

Artist Project / Waiting Rooms

Lars Tunbjörk

The Sea

Dead Seas

Mark DeryThe psychogeography of Southern California

The Sunset Coast

Michael BracewellThe past within the present at the English seaside

Artist Project / A Life Full of Holes

Yto Barrada

Fluid States

Margaret CohenThe maritime in modernity

On One Lost Hair

Gregory WhiteheadThe final voyage of Horatio Nelson

Artist Project / Shipbreaking

Edward Burtynsky

The Generation of the Jolly Roger

Stephen O’NeillDeath, violence, limited time

Sea Monsters

Jeffrey KastnerThe science of rogue waves

Utopia Beneath the Waves: An Interview with Matthew Stewart

Jennifer Liese and Matthew StewartNarcis Monturiol’s submarine dream

Artist Project / Ocean Photographs

Dan Torop

The Confetti of Empire

Keller EasterlingNauru’s riches to rags story


Postcard 1 / St. Georges Hotel

Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige

Postcard 2 / Colossal Octopus

Denys de Montfort

Bookmark / Anchors