Fall 2013


Ingestion / Liquid Power

Merry WhiteJapan’s handmade coffee culture

Colors / Aquamarine

Carol MavorNo past, no future

Legend / The Punished Aroma of Colportage

Wayne KoestenbaumCold notions, cold pastorals, cold cases

Inventory / Piggy Bankrupt

Luis Molina-PantinSouvenirs from the Venezuelan banking crisis


Let the Punishment Fit the Crime

Cabinet pays its debt to society

Communiqué #3

AnonymousReprinted from Tidal, September 2012

Making Up Hollywood

Sasha ArchibaldMax Factor and the invention of modern cosmetics

Artist Project / The Barragán Archives

Jill MagidLosing Luis

Smoking, Reading, Daydreaming

Susan ZiegerCigarette cards as a technology of knowledge

Sex and Anti-Sex

Aaron SchusterThe monstrous modern couple

The Anti-Sexus

Andrei PlatonovA new device for the Soviet market

Artist Project / Meat Hook

Karen YamaMemories of embodiment

A Counterfeit Utopia

Robert AntoniThe fate of John Adolphus Etzler’s tropical paradise

Artist Project / Control Order House

Edmund ClarkIndefinite detention


A Wheel in a Wheel

D. Graham BurnettSprewells and the unleashing of blur


CabinetDrinking up all obstacles

Spin Doctors: An Interview with Simon Schaffer

Christopher Turner and Simon SchafferThe absolutist promise of perpetual motion

Wheeled Animal Effigies in Mesoamerica

CabinetA circular puzzle

Dialed In

Suzanne Karr SchmidtThe volvelle and early modern computation

The Ramelli Wheel

CabinetReading in the round

Turn, Turn, Turn: An Interview with John V. Fleming

Jeff Dolven and John V. FlemingA ride on the wheel of fortune

The Chakra of the Indian Flag

CabinetSpinning the idea of a new India


Postcard / The Wheel Deal

Dynasphere dreams

Bookmark / Queasy Rider

Wheely crazy