May 14, 2008 - Cabinet - Issue 29 available now
May 14, 2008

Issue 29 available now

Issue 29, with a special section on “Sloth,”
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Items of interest for balkers, Bartlebys, benchwarmers, and boondogglers:

- Dan Rosenberg on busy idleness
- Marina van Zuylen on the intellectual history of lassitude
- Christopher Turner on vasectomania and other cures for sloth
- A history of the recline of civilization
- Sina Najafi interviews Pierre Saint-Amand on the loafers of the Enlightenment
- At long last, a CliffsNotes for Cabinet!

And ample additional material for dawdlers, deadbeats, derelicts, dodgers, and do-nothings:

- Mark Morris on gingerbread houses
- Joshua Foer on time without clocks
- Carolyn de la Peña on Gustav Zander’s Stairmaster prototypes
- San Keller’s artist project, set in a Rome sunglass shop
- Brian Dillon on the water cure
- Emily Roysdon opines on opal
- Margaret Wertheim interviews Kenneth Libbrecht on snowflake formation
- Alexander R. Galloway and McKenzie Wark play a Guy Debord game
- Frances Richard and Emilie Clark discuss the lives of women natural historians

And a special pull-out poster by Dan Perjovschi

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

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