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LIBRARY SHELF: Technologies of the Gendered Body

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Balsamo, Anne; Technologies of the Genered Body: Reading Cyborg Women (1996) ICI Shelf: Body Last Line: “The body also serves as the locus for thinking differently about both feminist histories and feminist futures, and the political aims of feminist cultural … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Beyond recognition

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Owens, Craig. Beyond Recognition (1992) ICI Shelf: Philosophy First Line: “If you take a modernist and draw a line and say, I dare you to cross that line, the modernist will cross it.” ICI History: Today at the ICI — … Continue reading

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EPHEMERA KABINETT: Coverage of Chilean Miners’ Rescue in Expresso Newspaper (digital)

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ACCESSION #: 22123-d TITLE: Spread from the Portuguese newspaper Expresso reporting on the rescue of the 33 Chilean miners on October 13, 2010 LOCATION: Ephemera Kabinett (Internet document) DISCUSSION: Expresso did not simply represent but also enacted the rescue of the … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Felix Gonzalez-Torres

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Ault, Julie; ed. Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1991) ICI Shelf: Artist Monographs First Line: “I want to begin this book by telling you that I knew Felix Gonzalez-Torres well.” ICI History: Today at the ICI — Twitter Feed (12-02-12)

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LIBRARY SHELF: BLUE

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Jarman, Derek Blue: Das Buch zum Film (1994) ICI Shelf: London First Line: “You say to the boy open your eyes” Last Line: “I place a delphinium, Blue, upon your grave.” ICI History: Today at the ICI — Twitter Feed: … Continue reading

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Plague in Virgil’s “Georgics” Pamphlet

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A program for an exhibition organized by Daniel Cornell at the Pierpont Morgan Library in 1995 to coincide with the Day Without Art on December 1, World AIDS Day. Today, Visual AIDS prefers to emphasize the people, especially artists, who … Continue reading

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Sound mirrors

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This is a sound mirror in Denge, UK. Over the years we have continually bumped up against these concrete ears. Their initial 1920s function (to hear approaching enemy aircraft) was quickly usurped by advances in radar but the mirrors have … Continue reading

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