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LIBRARY SHELF: Histoire de L’oeil

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Bataille, George; Histoire de L’oeil (1979) ICI Shelf: Fiction FIRST LINE: “J’ai ete eleve seul et, aussi loin que  je me le rappelle, j’etais anxieux des choses sexuelles.” LAST LINE: “Mais c’est la solitude et l’absence de sens qui la fondent.” ICI … Continue reading

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Film Strip – 12 Weeks to Survival

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12 Weeks to Survival Wycliffe Bible Translators (WBT), (ca.1970.) Notes: Part of the ICI’s extensive film strip collection; filmstrip lacks narrative text; context of title unknown. ICI LOCATION: Ephemera Kabinett ICI HISTORY: APOCALYPSE rhizome on the Laboratory Blog (07/15) Accession Number: ICI-21450 … Continue reading

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Traveling Images from Sebald’s Rings of Saturn

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Images from W. G. Sebald’s Rings of Saturn, refashioned into traveling postcards.  

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ICI Technic: Bricolage

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Since many of us are trained artists, we are well-versed in the language of collage and have used its principles (along with its postmodern addendums) for many of our projects. In actuality, our recombination techniques have aligned more often with … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: The Ice-Shirt

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Vollman, William T. The Ice-Shirt: Volume One of Seven Dreams: A Book of North American Landscapes (1990) ICI Shelf: Current Project Accession #: ICI-02568

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EPHEMERA KABINETT: Coverage of Chilean Miners’ Rescue in Expresso Newspaper (digital)

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ACCESSION #: 22123-d TITLE: Spread from the Portuguese newspaper Expresso reporting on the rescue of the 33 Chilean miners on October 13, 2010 LOCATION: Ephemera Kabinett (Internet document) DISCUSSION: Expresso did not simply represent but also enacted the rescue of the … Continue reading

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EPHEMERA KABINETT: The Miner’s Paloma

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ACCESSION #: ICI-22303 TITLE: “Back Story” by Ryan Tracy and Michael Picón DESCRIPTION: A poster that uses a ‘hole’ graphic to represent the harrowing plight of the 33 Chilean miners (2010) as they wait for rescue. ICI History: Used for … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Felix Gonzalez-Torres

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Ault, Julie; ed. Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1991) ICI Shelf: Artist Monographs First Line: “I want to begin this book by telling you that I knew Felix Gonzalez-Torres well.” ICI History: Today at the ICI — Twitter Feed (12-02-12)

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LIBRARY SHELF: The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet

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Larsen, Reif The selected Works of T. S. Spivet: a novel (2009) ICI Shelf: Books to Inspire Last Line: “I pushed open the door and walked into the light.” ICI History: Today at the ICI — Twitter Feed (10-24-12)

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LIBRARY SHELF: BLUE

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Jarman, Derek Blue: Das Buch zum Film (1994) ICI Shelf: London First Line: “You say to the boy open your eyes” Last Line: “I place a delphinium, Blue, upon your grave.” ICI History: Today at the ICI — Twitter Feed: … Continue reading

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