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 Magid

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 Yama

A Counterfeit Utopia

Robert AntoniThe fate of John Adolphus Etzler’s tropical paradise

Artist Project / Control Order House

Edmund Clark


A Wheel in a Wheel

D. Graham BurnettSprewells and the unleashing of blur



Spin Doctors: An Interview with Simon Schaffer

Christopher Turner and Simon SchafferThe absolutist promise of perpetual motion

Wheeled Animal Effigies in Mesoamerica


Dialed In

Suzanne Karr SchmidtThe volvelle and early modern computation

The Ramelli Wheel


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



Postcard / The Wheel Deal

Bookmark / Queasy Rider