October 24, 2016 - Cabinet - Issue 60, with a special section on “Containers,” available now
October 24, 2016

Cabinet

Issue 60, with a special section on “Containers,” available now

Cabinet
300 Nevins Street
Brooklyn, NY
USA

cabinetmagazine.org
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Issue 60, with a special section on “Containers,” available now

Cabinet
300 Nevins Street
Brooklyn, NY
USA

cabinetmagazine.org
Facebook / Twitter / Instagram

For a full table of contents, click here
Subscribe here, or buy no. 60 as a single issue here

Lift the lid on:
Michael Marder on the philosophical and environmental significance of supermarket double bagging
Nina Delgado on CARE packages and American postwar relief policy
Richard Fleming on repurposed shipping containers used as barber shops in Haiti
Georg Simmel on the handle’s position between the vessel and the world
Sina Najafi in conversation with scholar Gerhard Wolf on the artifacts and theories of containment
Juli Brandano on the historical connection of Brooklyn (and Cabinet) to the packaging industry
Jeffrey Kastner in conversation with historian Deanna Day on the medical, consumer, and gender politics of the medicine cabinet

And don’t forget to unpack:
Hanna Rose Shell on the history of the recycled textile waste material known as “shoddy”
D. Graham Burnett on the early history of skywriting
Daniel Rosenberg on libraries large and small
Namwali Serpell on the color turquoise
Matthew Spellberg on the Five Percenters and their relationship to the Nation of Islam
Contributors Inc. on the gender ratio of the writers and artists who have appeared in Cabinet
Chris Townsend on the philosopher George Berkeley’s time in America
–An artist project by photographer Tassos Vrettos on ad hoc spaces of devotion created by migrants and refugees in Athens, introduced by George Prochnik
–The debut of Brian Dillon’s regular column, “Sentences”
–And the new installment of Kiosk, our quarterly notebook

Cabinet can be purchased through its online shop, as well as independent bookstores and chains in the US, Canada, the UK, and 20 other countries around the world. A partial list of retailers worldwide can be found here.

Cabinet is published by Immaterial Incorporated, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Cabinet receives generous support from the Lambent Foundation, the Orphiflamme Foundation, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Danielson Foundation, the Katchadourian Family Foundation, and many individuals.

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