Category Archives: Photo Cabinet

The photo closet holds photographic documents relating to the activities of the Institute of Cultura Inquiry.

EPHEMERA KABINETT: Holes in Art and Life


TITLE: “Hole in  the window at MCASD, La Jolla” DESCRIPTION: Photograph document from PST exhibition LOCATION: Photo Cabinet DATE: 2011 DISCUSSION: By cutting a hole in a museum’s existing window, the artist (quite literally) creates a rupture in art’s institution(s). But … Continue reading

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EPHEMERA KABINETT: Fallout Protection pamphlet (digital)


Accession #: 22121-d Title: Fallout Protection pamphlet (1961) Description: Booklet issued by the U.S. government and distributed in U.S. post offices in December of 1961. Location: ICI Photo Cabinet (digital/from the internet) Discussion: The pamphlet was distributed at Christmas time … Continue reading

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Associates of the ICI

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We are the Associates of the Institute of Cultural Inquiry.

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Research Team – Manual of Lost Ideas

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The ICI Research Team for the Manual of Lost Ideas.

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We did this all…

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This is our favorite photo from the documentation of our research trip to Tinkertown, an outsider artist project in New Mexico and we use it as both beacon and salvo for our own project even though (or maybe, because) it’s … Continue reading

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