October 27, 2006 - Cabinet - issue 23, with a special section on “Fruits,” available now
October 27, 2006

issue 23, with a special section on “Fruits,” available now

Cabinet magazine issue 23, with a special section on Fruits, available now
For a full table of contents, see

Serving up a cornucopia of material on the theme, including:

– Fran Beauman on the pineapple as an early status symbol
– The Los Angeles-based artist collective, Fallen Fruit, on property laws and public fruit
– Barry Sanders on his fathers tomato wholesale business in Los Angeless rough-and-tumble pre-war produce market
– Ellen Birrells artist project, starring mutant bud mite lemons from her own farm
– Frances Richard on Thoreaus unfinished manuscript, Wild Fruits
– Larry Tye on Freuds nephew, Eddie Bernays, and his role in the colonial adventures of the United Fruit Company
– Sina Najafi in conversation with Adam Leith Gollner on the aptly named miracle fruit and why it was banned by the FDA
And a delectable array of other bounty, including:

– Brian Dillon on the curious research conducted at the British governments Common Cold Unit
– Irene Cheng on beaver dams, beehives, and the nineteenth-century debate on animal consciousness
– McKenzie Wark on how we all came to live in The Game
– Anna von Mertenss artist project mapping the position of the stars during the most violent moments of American history
– Christopher Turner on Gerhard Zuckers quixotic proposal for rocket mail
– Sabrina Gschwandtner on string games, eruvim, and quipu knots
– Joshua Glenn on the color scarlet
– Anne Walsh and Chris Kubick on sound effect catalogues
– Jeffrey Kastner in conversation with Andrew Smith on the colonial history of the turkey
– Celeste Olalquiaga on the bowels of Paris

For a full table of contents, see www.cabinetmagazine.org/issues/23/
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Cabinet magazine is published by Immaterial Incorporated, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Cabinet receives generous support from the Annenberg Foundation, the Andy Warhol Foundation, the Greenwall Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Starry Night Fund of the Tides Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, and Two Trees Management.

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