Friday, July 15, 2016

Visualizing 19th-Century New York

A spatial interface to twenty essays on the objects and themes of the exhibit as well as the objects and landmarks.  
Nineteenth-century New York City was a visual experience, a spectacle for residents and visitors alike. Visions of Broadway dominated the burgeoning number of visual images of New York that poured out of commercial publishing firms and entered American homes during the nineteenth century.
More at Visualizing 19th-Century New York, Framing the City: Civic Landscape and Identity, and other essays

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Fear the everyday state

On the fifth anniversary of the fall of Egypt's president Mubarak, this is an account of the uprising, and the ebb and flow of the Egyptian revolution, from an anonymous activist in Cairo.

Protesters against Mohammed Morsi in Tahrir square

Protesters against Mohammed Morsi in Tahrir Square

Continue reading Fear the everyday state online and be overwhelmed as you read -- or download Fear the every day state_1.pdf  (148.16 KB) and be overwhelmed when you read it later. Weep. 

Remember "this beast has colonialism as its ancestor." Try to breathe.