Issue 41 Infrastructure Spring 2011

Table of Contents

Columns
  • Inventory / A Pedantry of Nouns
    Melissa Gronlund
    From an army of ants to a zeal of zebra
  • Legend / Pale Khakis with Dark Socks
    Wayne Koestenbaum
    Recidivist, recidivist!
  • Colors / Orange
    Michael Rossi
    Why not YR?
  • Ingestion / Planet in a Bottle
    Christopher Turner
    Extended life through calorie restriction
Main
  • The Center of the World and Other Points of Interest
    James Trainor
    You can’t get there from here
  • Bombweed
    Brian Dillon
    Blooms amid the ruins
  • We Are on the Same Page, Only There Is No Page
    Tim Griffin and Lars Bang Larsen
    Some words on the vibe and how to feel it
  • Artist Project / Untitled
    Amie Siegel
  • What’s in the Box?
    James Delbourgo
    The time machines of Sir Hans Sloane
  • Mathematical Objects
    Philip Ording
    The shapes behind the numbers
  • Artist Project / Lightning Drawings
    Cassandra C. Jones
Infrastructure
  • The Singing of the Grid
    D. Graham Burnett
    Thoreau’s electro-Aeolian redeemer
  • The Orchestra
    George Prochnik
    Listening to sirens
  • Autonomous Biological Sensor Platforms
    Etienne Benson
    Inside the military-cetological complex
  • Drain Pipes, Dream Pipes, Pipe Dreams
    Yara Flores
    Ecclesiastical plumbing
  • Interfacing with the Subterranean
    Molly Wright Steenson
    Paris’s pneumatic post
  • In Deed
    Susan Hapgood and Cornelia Lauf
    Certificates of authenticity in art
  • Crowd Dynamics: An Interview with Keith Still
    Christopher Turner and Keith Still
    Avoiding the shockwave
  • Parking Plots
    David Levine
    Thinking sociologically about the valet booth
  • Getting a Fix: An Interview with Iris Lupu
    Claire Lehmann and Iris Lupu
    Memories of a career in aviation infrastructure
And
  • Postcard / Portrait of Raymond Bullard
  • Bookmark / Signpost
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