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Summer 2001


Colors / Ash

Meghan Dailey

The Clean Room / Some Like It Cold: Engineering the “Personal Environment”

David Serlin

Leftovers / CA Redemption Value: Craig Baldwin’s Found-Footage Films

Kevin Attell

Ingestion / A Personal Gastronomic Alphabet: Part III, Q–Z

Allen S. Weiss


Artist Project / Beggars

Vik Muniz


Robert P. Harrison

A Partial Guide to the Tools of Art Vandalism

Steven Goss

1 in 32: The Culture of Secrecy

The Speculative Archive

The Artist Makes Himself a Peanut Butter Sandwich

Ian Berry

The Soil Eaters

Magnus Bärtås and Fredrik Ekman

Artist Project / On the High Line

Sina Najafi

The High Line

Joel Sternfeld

Between the Country and the Telo

Federico Windhausen


Artist Project / No Regrets

Kim Keever

Our Weather: A Selection

Compiled by Jeffrey Kastner and Sina Najafi

Mary Poppins’s Cameo Appearances in the Work of Andrei Tarkovsky

Joe Banks

The Eleventh Commandment

Jonathan Ames

Reading The Worst Journey in the World

Frances Richard

The Celestographs of August Strindberg

Douglas Feuk

Think with Me about Your Extension of Now

Olafur Eliasson

Storm Squatting at El Reno

Jesse Lerner

Yesterday’s Forecasts: An Interview with James Rodger Fleming

Robin Veder and James Rodger Fleming

Chasing Storms in Rapid City: An Interview with Charlie Summers

Brian Conley, Sina Najafi, and Charlie Summers

Artist Project / Index of Wind

Spencer Finch

Let There Be Rain: An Interview with William Cotton

Anna Grace and William Cotton

We Will Bury You. In Mud.

David E. Brown

Special CD Insert / Squall

Maria Blondeel, Peter Cusack, Gordon Monahan, Shawn Korgan, Chris Watson, Charlie Summers, MSC Harding, Federico Marulanda Rey, Joe Banks, and Alan Lamb

Eyewitness Accounts of Kugelblitz

­­Edmond M. Dewan­­­

All About Lightning: An Interview with Martin Uman

Brian Conley, Sina Najafi, and Martin Uman

The God Effect: An Interview with John Cliett

Jeffrey Kastner and John Cliett

Artist Projects / Please Draw That Famous Photograph of The Lightning Field from Memory

Emilie Clark, Douglas Gordon, Aziz + Cucher, Rachel Urkowitz, Jenny Perlin, Liam Gillick, and Matthew Ritchie

The Moral Storm: Henry Darger’s Book of Weather Reports

Lytle Shaw

Reverse (Artforum, November 1999, p. 139)

Joe Amrhein

Better than Weather: The Austin Air-Conditioned Village

Srdjan Jovanovic Weiss

Mapping the Invisible

Mats Bigert


On Acronyms

Herbert Marcuse

A Guide to Acronyms Used in this Issue of Cabinet

Unlimited Edition / Hot Front Mug & Cold Front Glass

Bigert & Bergström


Michael Ballou

Web Extras

A Compilation of Quotes about the Weather

On Chance in Artistic Creation

August Strindberg

A Timeline of Antarctic Exploration

Frances Richard