How to use this site:This is the virtual site of laboratory research and play at the Institute of Cultural inquiry (ICI). Click on a theme in RHIZOMES to see how disparate parts of the ICI archive are joined together around a fleeting thought or by a slip of the eye or the shutter. Click on a subject in ICI CONNECTIONS to see how recurring concerns coalesce around recurring themes or click on a place in the ICI ARCHIVES to see the raw material of our collections. TAGs below each post reveal hidden relationships between objects, thoughts, and interpretations.
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Category Archives: That was Now/
Lawrence, D. H. Sex, Literature and Censorship (1955) ICI Shelf: LAL First Line: “Our civilization cannot afford to let the censor-moron loose.” ICI History: Today at the ICI — Twitter Feed (01-04-13)
Jordon, David Starr. The Blood of the Nation: A study of the decay of Races through survival of the unfit (1902) ICI Shelf: Galt Last Line: “It is the voice of political wisdom which falls from the bells of Christmas-tide: … Continue reading
Hill, Douglas and Pat Williams. The Supernatural (1965) ICI Shelf: Paraclesus First Line: “In 1956 Life magazine introduced some traditional but dressed up American ghost stories with the caption: “The old beliefs die hard, even in this Skeptical age.”” ICI … Continue reading
Accession #: 22121-d Title: Fallout Protection pamphlet (1961) Description: Booklet issued by the U.S. government and distributed in U.S. post offices in December of 1961. Location: ICI Photo Cabinet (digital/from the internet) Discussion: The pamphlet was distributed at Christmas time … Continue reading
A program for an exhibition organized by Daniel Cornell at the Pierpont Morgan Library in 1995 to coincide with the Day Without Art on December 1, World AIDS Day. Today, Visual AIDS prefers to emphasize the people, especially artists, who … Continue reading