"consuming" in 2022


  1. Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison, Objectivity

    1. review of Objectivity by Graham Burnett

  2. Jonathan Crary, 24/7: Late Capitalism and the End of Sleep

  3. Erling Kagge, Philosophy for Polar Explorers

  4. Christopher Heuer, Into the White

  5. Vanessa Heggie, Higher and Colder

  6. Fridjof Nansen, Farthest North

  7. Lorraine Daston, Against Nature

  8. Joan Didion, Slouching Towards Bethlehem

  9. Beau Riffenburgh, The Myth of the Explorer

  10. Peter Godfrey-Smith, Philosophy of Biology

  11. William Myers, Bio Art: Altered Realities

  12. Nanna Katrine Luders Kaalund, Explorations in the Icy North

  13. Beau Riffenburgh, The Myth of the Explorer

  14. Sophia Roosth, Synthetic

  15. Ben Davis, Art in the After-Culture

  16. Denis Cosgrove and Veronica della Dora, High Places

  17. Shane McCorristine, The Spectral Arctic

  18. Amy Lynn Fletcher, De-Extinction and the Genomics Revolution

  19. David Sepkoski, Catastrophic Thinking

  20. Hannah Landecker, Culturing Life

  21. Elizabeth D. Jones, Ancient DNA: The Making of a Celebrity Science

  22. Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

  23. Stanislaw Lem, His Master's Voice

  24. Line Nagell Ylvisåker, My World is Melting

  25. Marcia Bjornerud, Timefulness

  26. Hugh Raffles, The Book of Unconformities: Speculations on Lost Time

  27. Maria Stavrinaki, Transfixed by Prehistory: An Inquiry into Modern Art and Time

  28. Stanislaw Lem, The Perfect Vacuum

  29. Lorraine Daston (ed.), Science in the Archives: Pasts, Presents, Futures

  30. Adrienne Mayor, Greek Fire, Poinson Arrows, and Scorpion Bombs

  31. Valerie Hansen, The Silk Road: A New History

  32. Claudine Cohen, The Fate of the Mammoth

selected films

  1. Akira Kurosawa, High and Low

  2. Mohsen Makhmalbaf, A Moment of Innocence

  3. Abderrahmane Sissako, Timbuktu

  4. David Mackenzie, Perfect Sense

  5. Joachim Trier, The Worst Person in the World

  6. Ruben Östlund, The Square

  7. Satoshi Kon, Millennium Actress

  8. Werner Herzog, Encounters at the End of the World

  9. Joachim Trier, Reprise

  10. Frank Pavich, Jodorowsky's Dune

  11. Otto Bell, The Toxic Pigs of Fukushima

  12. Sam Green, A Thousand Thoughts (live documentary)

  13. Wim Winders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, The Salt of the Earth

selected articles/blogs/magazines/sites

  1. The New Atlantis

  2. Grow by Ginkgo

  3. Spike Art Magazine

  4. Science History Distillation

  5. Articles

    1. dreams

      1. Inside your dreamscape (advertising in dreams...)

      2. Prisoners of the Dream

    2. the cloud

      1. Materiality of the cloud

      2. The people of the cloud

selected artists

  1. Kelly Akashi: glass + wax sculptures

  2. Nils Udo: land art


Wendi please don't forget to read/watch these

  • Brazil (1985 film)

  • The Science of Sleep (2006 film)

  • Wild by Design (book coming out May 2022)

  • When We Cease to Understand the World

Wendi Yan is an artist and researcher who is fascinated by the boundaries of ego, personhood and humanhood.

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