January 8, 2016 - Cabinet - Issue 58, with a special section on “Theft,” available soon
January 8, 2016

Cabinet

Issue 58, with a special section on “Theft,” available soon

cabinetmagazine.org

Issue 58, with a special section on “Theft,” available soon

cabinetmagazine.org

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Steal a few minutes to consider:
Geoff Manaugh on the criminal uses of hidden infrastructural architecture
D. Graham Burnett on theft, trust, betrayal, and contingency
Margherita Peliti on accusations that Alexander Graham Bell purloined inventor Antonio Meucci’s working models for the telephone
Jerry Toner on crime and punishment in ancient Rome
Julian Lucas on the colonial plundering of Benin’s religio-cultural patrimony
–Cabinet’s conversation on labor and theft with workers on Mechanical Turk, Amazon’s distributed micro-tasking platform

And it would be criminal if you missed:
Reinaldo Laddaga on the ill-fated alliance of Dadaists, futurists, Bolsheviks, and proto-fascists in the city of Fiume under Gabriele D’Annunzio
Alice Butler on “Sparraw’s Kneecaps,” an enigmatic autobiographical manuscript by an unpublished author in 1970s London
Justin E. H. Smith on “escargotic commotion” and the natural history of the Internet
Aden Kumler on the secular and sacred histories of the waffle
Dennis Jelonnek on the Polaroid, Raphael, and the “instant masterpiece”
Erica Baum on the brilliant career of cadmium red
Leland de la Durantaye, Adam Jasper, and Sally O’Reilly on the unidentifiable contraption that is “Thing No. 4”
Allen S. Weiss on being served a meal that slyly invoked his intellectual biography
Jon Calame on the fantasies sold by the names of American recreational vehicles
–An artist project by Nancy Davenport investigating the recent renovation of the United Nations complex
–A visit to Cabinet’s outpost in the Andalusian village of Jubrique
–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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