Cabinet 14: The Doubles Issue

Cabinet 14: The Doubles Issue
Author: Luc Sante
Language English
Pages: 128
ISBN10: 1932698108
Genre: Uncategorized
Series Cabinet
Goodreads Rating: 5.00
ISBN13: 9781932698107
Published: July 1st 2004 by Cabinet

On the theme of -the Doppelganger, - Cabinet collaborates with Kabinet, a Russian journal of art and cultural theory based in Saint Petersburg. The collaborative themed section includes a comparison of American astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts; Josiah McElheny on the cultural history of glass mirrors; Joseph Grigley on what trout fishing teaches us about mimetic theories of representation; and an interview with Viktor Sukhodrev, who was, for 30 years, the top diplomatic translator in the Soviet Union, present in conversations between Khruschev and JFK, Carter and Brezhnev, etc. Also in this issue, Shelley Jackson's -fold-in- essay on conjoined twins, Luc Sante on sepia and nostalgia, and artist's projects by Craig Kalpakjian, Luis Miguel Suro & Mario Torres, Josiah McElheny and more.