Index of Titles Filed Under 'Early Modernity'

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The two essays of Mammoths, Inc. look into the workings of public debt: a ghostly, spectral technology foundational to the liberal state and modern capitalism alike. These two essays are part of a three-volume study, titled Ancestralities, on the relationship between architecture, public debt, and sovereignty in the last four centuries.
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KATHRIN (JUNE 20, 2008): I watched your film Loboda and listened to the sound piece His Living Voice over and over again and marveled at the mysteriousness of the two works. If I remember correctly, you exhibited them in a hut-like setting along with maps. Can you say something about the background of these two works? ANDREAS (JUNE 23): Both pieces are part of the installation May the Circle Remain Unbroken, which—as you mentioned—also consists of a series of altered maps and an altered print. All these elements are centered around issues connected to back-to-nature movements, like self-sustaining, anarchic freedom, self-awareness, ...
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For many politicians and policy experts, ‘peace’ is a poorly defened word that has many meanings in different contexts. With this in mind, the Perpetual Peace Project brings various disciplines and communities together to explore 21st century international priorities and prospects for reducing geopolitical conflict. Organized around Immanuel Kant’s foundational essay ‘Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Sketch’ (1795), the project nds its public form in a series of initiatives including symposia, exhibitions, a film, and this blank book that has been designed with your participation in mind. Kant’s text takes the form of an international treaty exploring the possibility of permanent peace ...
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PublisherPunctum Books2013
The Funambulist Pamphlets is a series of small books archiving articles published on The Funambulist, collected according to specific themes. These volumes propose a different articulation of texts than the usual chronological one. The twelve first volumes are respectively dedicated to Spinoza, Foucault, Deleuze, Legal Theory, Occupy Wall Street, Palestine, Cruel Designs, Arakawa + Madeline Gins, Science Fiction, Literature, Cinema, and Weaponized Architecture. As new articles are published on The Funambulist, more volumes will be published to continue the series. See all published pamphlets HERE. The Funambulist Pamphlets is published as part of the Documents Initiative imprint of the Center for Transformative Media, Parsons The New School for ...
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PublisherThe Volume Project2016
The Lesson of Zoology first appeared in the trash heap of contemporary Lisbon. While researching the role of Lisbon’s Geographical Society in one of the first planetary colonizations, we happened upon an antiquarian bookshop with seemingly endless piles of natural history lithographs. Among them, The Lesson stood out as an especially compelling meta-image of just what a lesson is—an ordering of nature, by way of presentation, about who intended to possess the earth.
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PublisherUrbanomic2015
In this episode of Urbanomic’s Yarncast series, Professor Henry Turner, author of The English Renaissance Stage: Geometry, Poetics, and the Practical Spatial Arts 1580-1630, discusses how the modern concept of ‘plot’ emerged during the early modern era in the theatre, where playwrights such as Ben Jonson and Thomas Dekker inhabited an artisanal milieu galvanized by the popular diffusion of practical geometry.

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