SPECULATIVE REALISM! Collapse VII: Culinary Materialism (Urbanomic)

Editors: Reza Negarestani and Robin Mackay
Paperback 115x175mm, 631pp. Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies

Collapse VII: Culinary Materialism brings together work that explores, from many different perspectives, the multifaceted question of cookery. In this volume, a range of contributors - scientists, philosophers, chefs, anthropologists, artists - explore how philosophy and proto- scientific theory and experimental practice was linked at its outset to the culinary arts; and chart the consequences of the contemporary return of cookery to scientific precision, in the rarefied world of haute cuisine as in the world of mass- manufactured confections. Along the way we discover that the question of cookery is bound up with some profound and enduring issues in the history of philosophy, and can also suggest new approaches to contemporary philosophical problems.

ISBN: 978-0-9553087-9-6
Price: 16 Euro

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2 New Books by Publication Studio

1. The Buddhist by Dodie Bellamy

While ending an affair with a Buddhist teacher, Dodie Bellamy wrote about it simultaneously on her blog. This experiment in writing in extremis explores nuances of public shame, the vagaries of desire and rage, and Bellamy's confusion over the authenticity of group and individual spirituality. What is personal, what is public? In the electronic age, can anybody tell the difference?

the buddhist celebrates marginalized subjectivity as enacted in the work of female artists from Bessie Smith to Eva Hesse and Carolee Schneeman, to Bhanu Kapil and Ariana Reines. The Allone Co. Edition contains the essence of the blog, as well as more extended narratives too explicit to post on line. Designed by Wayne Smith.
ISBN: 9781935662471
Price: 26,50 Euro

2. A History of New York by Matt Keegan

Artist Matt Keegan used Ric Burns's PBS documentary, New York, as the foundation for this dense visual history of New York City. The film was billed as a "seven-part, 14 ½ hour television event [that] explores New York City’s rich history as the premier laboratory of modern life. A sweeping narrative covering nearly 400 years and 400 square miles..." The same chronology and stories are found within Keegan's image-based iteration, but without Burns's omniscient narrator. Readers make their way though four centuries of New York City history with only themselves and their experience as guides. Printed in digital color and black-and-white.
ISBN: 9781935662396
Price: 45,00 Euro

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POOL. Warsaw - Tokyo - Vienna. Number 1

POOL — intercontinental magazine published in Tokyo (52°41'N, 139°46'E), Warsaw (52°35'N, 21°05'E) and Vienna (48°13'N, 16°22'E). — Contributors: Anrealage, Wendy&Jim, Ania Kuczynska, Petar Petrov, Birgit Megerle, Yohei Yoshida, Alexander Nussbaumer, Mario Grubisic, Lukas Gansterer, Christoph Pirnbacher, Kasia Korzeniecka, Szymon Roginski, Tomasz Kowalski, Maurycy Gomulicki, Daphne Ahlers, Andrzej Sobolewski, Lucie Stahl, Philipp Ruthner. — A seasonal artbook curated by Yosuke Demukai — Japanese photographer based in Warsaw/Tokyo and the Polish artist Marcin Zarzeka, who lives in Vienna/Warsaw. — The magazine printed on paper in an edition of 1000 copies. — Touch and smell summer issue. — POOL. http://www.pool-magazine.org/

15 Euros

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Volume #28: Internet of Things

When things start talking back, you’ve become part of an Internet of Things. Auto-sensoring, basic intelligence, interaction, we’re increasingly part of a world were things and living souls are equally connected. The fridge is a node just as you are. Volume #28 dives into these new dimensions of reality, into the consequences for design and for our understanding of our own position in the world. Coders and architects are different beings and speak different languages, this issue seems to conclude. Since merging virtual and physical requires knowledge about both worlds, this reality should be overcome. So this Volume is not just about framing the issue, but also about indicating a practice in the making: we call it correlation designing.

Volume #28: Internet of Things with:
Stephen Gage, Shintaro Miyazaki, Nina Larsen, Edwin Gardner, Marcell Mars, Deborah Hauptman, Ken Sakamura, Lara Schrijver, Mark Shepard, Tomasz Jaskiewicz, Ben Schouten, Golfstromen, Ole Bouman, Philip Beesley, Bart-Jan Polman, Carola Moujan, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Nortd Labs, Tuur van Balen, Ruairi Glynn, Justin Fowler, Eduard Sancho Pou, Mark Dek, Nina Larsen, Christiaan Fruneaux, Vincent Schipper, Timothy Moore, Amelia Borg, Lorna Goulden, Usman Haque, Ed Borden, Mette Thomsen, Dimitri Nieuwenhuizen, Ben Cerveny, James Burke, Juha van ‘t Zelfde. Also featuring ‘Tracing Concepts’ editors Edwin Gardner and Marcell Mars, plus our second Trust Insert with Premsela Foundation: ‘Trust Design 2: The Internet of Things’ editor Scott Burnham, design Roosje Klap.

ISBN: 978907796680
Price: € 19.50

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