LIBRARY SHELF: On the Many Deaths of Amanda Palmer


Kriwaczek, Rohan On the Many Deaths of Amanda Palmer: (And the Many Crimes of Tobias James) (2008) ICI Shelf: Current Project First Line: “The death of Amanda Palmer on May 13th, 2002 passed largely unnoticed by the wider world, initially at least.” Last Line: “Most sincerely, Tobias … Continue readingLIBRARY SHELF: On the Many Deaths of Amanda Palmer


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The telegraph room at the Mundaneum circa 1930, Paul Otlet’s ambitious project to create a master bibliography of all the world’s published knowledge. His interest in collecting magazines, journals, photographs, posters and all kinds of ephemera and not just books mimics our own activities at … Continue readingMundaneum

Mnemosyne Atlas

WarburgSebald, Dean and Warburg explore the power of the Archive.

The Archive figured prominently in the ICI’s third title, Searching for Sebald: Photography After W. G. Sebald. In her essay that considered the work of Tacita Dean and Joseph Beuys through the prose fictions of W. G. Sebald, Christa-Maria Lerm Hayes compares Dean’s Floh (2001) … Continue readingMnemosyne AtlasContinue readingMnemosyne Atlas