Spring 2001


Colors / Beige

Andrea CodringtonEvil dressed in sheep’s clothing

The Clean Room / Love Machines

David SerlinUnwinding the technology of the Scopitone

Leftovers / The Secret Collection

Carrie CooperriderSpecial tissue

Ingestion / A Personal Gastronomic Alphabet: Part II

Allen S. WeissI–P


Breathable Food

David GissenTastes for the new mouth

Hobo Nickels

Jeffrey KastnerMaking money

Transformative Technologies

Sven-Olov WallensteinNotes towards a redefinition of the avant-garde

Brigído Lara: Post-pre-Columbian Ceramicist

Jesse LernerMaking the old anew

From Western Marxism to Western Buddhism

Slavoj ŽižekThe Taoist ethic and the spirit of global capitalism

Nationalism and Catharsis

Srdjan Jovanovic Weiss and Vladimir KulicThe Center for Cultural Decontamination, Belgrade

Artist Project / Core Samples: Me, Paul, Matt, Gabriella, Brian, Steve

Stephan Apicella-HitchcockMixed tapes

Abstract Concrete

Christoph CoxFrancisco López and the ontology of sound

Artist Project / Caribbean Moonlight, Canadian Sunset

Jim LambieSound travels

Artist Project / Dupe

Jeff GibsonA partial compendium of everyday delusions

And I Thought Church Was Fun

Sara CameronThe Midwest gives a Vegas girl a run for her money

Without Shadows

Allen S. WeissHistories of utopia

The Standard for Eggs-in-Shell

The United Nations and the Economic Commission for EuropeForeign matter not permissible

Holiday in Cambodia

David HawkesThe terror and cruelty of idealistic politics

Artist Project / Small Wars

An-My LêReenacting a world of conflict and beauty

February 4

Tom MulcaireThe revolutionary potential of Sarah Maldoror’s Sambizanga

Artist Project / Sambizanga Project

Ricardo de OliveiraDismantling the divide between innocence and guilt

Artist Project / Untitled

Michael StevensonPanamarenko and the fall of Saigon

Psychocivilization and Its Discontents: An Interview with José Delgado

Magnus Bärtås, Fredrik Ekman, and José DelgadoPhysical control of the mind

The Intelligence of Vision: An Interview with Rudolf Arnheim

Uta Grundmann and Rudolf ArnheimThe development of perceptual terms

Conserving Latex and Liverwurst: An Interview with Christian Scheidemann

Gregory Williams and Christian ScheidemannKeeping things fresh

Confessions of a Finnish Pastry Eater: An Interview with Bo Lönnqvist

Sina Najafi and Bo LönnqvistA disappearing confection

Mapping Conversations

Utterance Is Place Enough

Frances RichardMapping conversation

Mapping Very Large-Scale Conversations

Warren SackThe architecture of internet discourse

The “Offshore” Phenomenon

Mark LombardiDirty banking in a brave new world

The Recent Drawings: An Overview

Mark LombardiNarrative structures

Artist Project / Poster Insert: George W. Bush, Harken Energy, and Jackson Stephens

Mark LombardiA cartography of power


Architecture and Dessert

Mark SussmanFirst eating, then morality

Pastry Project / The Brecht

Sebastian BrechtAn edible tribute

Artist Project / Untitled

David ShrigleyFunny ha-ha, funny strange

Postcard / Wilshire Boulevard Walk

Kim JonesMudman in Miracle Mile

The Portrait Connection: Call for Submissions