Love is a way of taking in the whole world as seen through the eyes of the beloved.
Chad Engelland | May 13
To measure was to apprehend and be made accountable, and nowhere was this more resonant than in the identification and classification of criminals.
Jessica Helfand | May 5
An excerpt from Bini Adamczak’s book “Yesterday's Tomorrow: On the Loneliness of Communist Specters and the Reconstruction of the Future.”
Bini Adamczak | Apr 27
A nation that identifies itself with nature begins to fall apart when it can no longer agree on what nature is.
David E. Nye | Apr 20
What a long-forgotten dispute over women’s access to public toilets in 19th-century England says about moral reform.
Robert Baker | Apr 16
If history is any indication, an unstoppable wave of competitive innovations is heading our way again.
Per Espen Stoknes | Apr 9
The more we expose ourselves to the prose of the victims, the more visibility we give them.
Gabrielle Decamous | Apr 6
From Challand’s ‘Normal Bicycle’ to Wilson’s Avatar 2000.
Tony Hadland and Hans-Erhard Lessing | Mar 25
The sublime underlies the nobility of Classicism, the awe of Romantic nature, and the terror of the Gothic.
Simon Morley | Mar 22
The story of a numerical system nearly consigned to oblivion.
Stephen Chrisomalis | Mar 18