BRiC Library

BRiC library constitutes part of Fiona Lee’s research with contribution from artists Emilie St Hilaire, Eva Castringius and Xinran Yuan.

Matilda Aslizadeh

Polanyi, Karl. The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time. Boston: Beacon Press, 2001.

Povinelli, Elizabeth A. Economies of Abandonment: Social Belonging and Endurance in Late Liberalism. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011.

Sheller, Mimi. “Infrastructures of the Imagined Island: Software, Mobilities and the Architecture of Caribbean Paradise,” Environment and Planning A 41 (2009) 1386-1403.

Nadine Attewell

Ghosh, Amitav. Sea of Poppies. New York: Picador, 2008.

Baucom, Ian. Specters of the Atlantic: Finance Capital, Slavery, and the Philosophy of History. Durham: Duke University Press, 2005

Stoler, Ann Laura. Carnal Knowledge and Imperial Power: Race and the Intimate in Colonial Rule. Berkley: University of California Press, 2002.

Brent Bellamy

Clover, Joshua, “Value, Theory, Crisis,” PMLA, 127, No. 1, 2012: 113.

Arrighi, Giovanni. The Long Twentieth Century: Money, Power, and the Origins of Our Times. London: Verso, 1994.

Contagion, directed by Steven Soderbergh. Burbank, Warner Bros Pictures. 2011; DVD

Eva Castringius

Turner, Fred. From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network and the Rise of Digital Utopianism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.

Sontag Susan. Richard Misrach: Violent Legacies: Three Cantos. New York: Aperture, 1992.

Snow, Chief John. These Mountains Are Our Scared Placesthe Story of the Stoney People. Markham: Fifth House Books, 2005.

Marija Cetinic’

Calder Williams, Evan. ‘Il Salvataggio Selvaggio,’ The New Inquiry, 25 January 2012,

Morgan Charles

Abbas, Ackbar. Hong Kong: Culture and the Politics of Disappearance, edited by, Dilip Gaonkar, and Benjamin Lee, Public Worlds. Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press, 1997.

Banham, Reyner. Megastructure: Urban Futures of the Recent Past. London: Thames and Hudson, 1976.

Svetlana Boym: Architecture of the Off-Modern. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2008.

Sarah Farahat

Kaprow, Allen. Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life, revised edition edited by Jeff Kelly. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003

Joseph Beuys-The Art of Cooking. New York: Charta, 1999

Ballard, JG The Drowned World- London: Gollancz, 1999

Ryan Ferko

Auge, Marc. Non-Places: Introduction to an Anthropology of Supermodernity. London: Verso, 1995

De Certeau, Michel. Ghosts in the City. In The Practice of Everyday Life, Volume 2: Living and Cooking. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1998

Lee, Pamela M. “On the Holes of History: Gordon Matta-Clark’s Work in Paris,” October 85 (1998): 65-69.

Anik Fournier

Diederichsen, Diedrich. On (Surplus) Value in Art. Rotterdam: Witte de With/Sternberg Press, 2008.

Harvey, David. Cosmopolitanism and the Geographies of Freedom. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009.

de Waard, Marco ed. Imagining Global Amsterdam, History, Geography, Culture in a World City. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2012.

Dan Harvey

Bacigaulpi, Paolo. The Windup Girl. San Francisco: Night Shade Books, 2009.

Foucault, Michel. The Birth of Biopolitics, translated by Graham Burchell. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2008.

Achille Mbembe and Roitman, Janet. “Figures of the Subject in Times of Crisis,” Public Culture 7, No 2.

Emilie St.Hilaire

Kocur, Zoya. Theory in Contemporary Art Since 1985. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

Butt, Gavin. After Criticism: New Responses to Art and Performance. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2005.

Wolitzer, Meg. The Interestings: A Novel. New York: NY. Riverhead books, 2012

Kate Hoffman

Hoare, Philip. The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea. New York: HarperCollins, 2010

Stewart, Susan. On Longing, Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1993.

Douglass, Frederick. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave. Boston: The Anti-Slavery Office, 1845.

Ada Jaarsma

Kierkegaard, Søren. Kierkegaard’s Writings, VIII: Concept of Anxiety: A Simple Psychologically Orienting Deliberation on the Dogmatic Issue of Hereditary Sin. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013.

Berlant, Lauren. Cruel Optimism. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011.

Jain, S Lochlann. Malignant: How Cancer Becomes Us. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013.

Tim Kaposy

Sekula, Allan. “Between the Net and the Deep Blue Sea.” October 102 (2002): 3-34

Levinson, Marc. The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008.

McPhee, John. Uncommon Carriers. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.

Suzanne Lacy

Jackson, Shannon. Social Works: Performing Art, Supporting Publics. New York: Routledge, 2011.

Kester, Grant H., The One and the Many: Contemporary Collaborative Art in a Global Context. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011

Kristof, Nicholas D, WuDunn, Sheryl and Knopf, Alfred. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. New York: Vintage Books, 2010

Fiona Lee

Mouffe, Chantal. “Which Public Space for Critical Artistic Practices?” in Cork Caucus: On Art, Possibility and Democracy, edited by Tara Byrne, Dublin: National Sculpture Factory, 2006.

Gadamer, Hans-Georg. “The Relevance of the Beautiful: Artas Play Symbol and Festival“, in The Relevance of the Beautiful and Other Essays. edited by Robert Bernasconi,Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986.

Finkelpearl, Tom. “Overview: Temporary Coalitions, Mobilized Communities and Dialogues in Art: Interview Grant Kester, Art Historian“, in What We Made: Conversations on Art and Social Cooperation. Durham: Duke University Press, 2013

Fiona McDonald

DeSilvey, Caitlin, Naylor Simon and Sackett Colin, ed. Anticipatory History. Devon: Uniformbooks, 2011

Kester, Grant H., The One and the Many: Contemporary Collaborative Art in a Global Context. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011

Doherty, Claire, ed. Situation: Documents of Contemporary Art. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 2009

Rafico Ruiz

Van Wyck, Peter. The Highway of the Atom. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2010.

Gaonkar Dilip and Povinelli Elizabeth, “Technologies of Public Forms: Circulation, Transfiguration, Recognition”, in Public Culture 15, No 3. (2003): 385-397.

Innis, Harold The Bias of Communication. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001.

Logan Sisley

Welter, Volker. Biopolis: Patrick Geddes and the City of Life. Cambridge, Ma: MIT Press, 2002

Sassen Saskia, “Urban Capabilities: An Essay on Our Challenges and Differences”, Journal of International Affairs 65, No 2. (2012)

Friel, Brian. Translations. London: Faber & Faber, 1981.

Jim Skuldt

Redmond, Katherine. 7 Steps to Successful Boat Docking for Power and Sail, Tomkins Cove, NY: Sea Search Corporation, 2007

Horton Berg, Jean Tuggy The Tugboat Wonder Book #696, (washable cover), 1958

Hendry, Leo. New Perspectives on Disaffection. Issues in Education. New York:

Continuum 1997

Florian Sprenger

Abbate, Janet, Slaton, Amy. “The Hidden Lives of Standards. Prescriptions and Transformations of Work in America,” in Allen, Michael Thad, Hecht, Gabrielle (Ed.) Technologies of Power. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2001

Beniger James R. The Control Revolution: Technological and Economic Origins of the Information Society. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1986

Hexham, Richard. “History of the Acts of King Stephen and the Battle of the Standard,” in Stephenson, Joseph, Contemporary Chronicles of the Middle Ages. Dyfed: Llanerch Enterprises, 1988

Imre Szeman

Sekula, Allan. Fish Story. Dusseldorf: Richter Verlag, 1991.

Sekula, Allan, Sinclair, Dave. “Freeway to China (Version 2, for Liverpool,” Public Culture 12, no 2 .(2000): 411-422.

Szeman, Imre. “System Failure: Oil, Futurity and the Anticipation of Disaster.” South Atlantic Quarterly 106, no 4. (2007): 805-823.

Martín Touzón

Onfray, Michel. Cinismos Retrato De Los Filosofos Llamados Perros. Paidos: Iberica Ediciones, 2002.

Walter Benjamin. El autor como productor. (originally published by Editorial Ithaca, of Mexico, and published electronically by the translator, Bolivar Echeverria, licensed under Creative Commons, 1994.)

Appadurai Arjun. La Vida Social de Las Cosas (The Social Life of Things: Commodities in Cultural Perspective) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988.

Y-Dang Troeung

Nguyen, Mimi Thi. The Gift of Freedom: War, Debt, and Other Refugee Passages. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012.

Schlund-Vials, Cathy. War, Genocide, and Justice: Cambodian American Memory Work. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012.

Hamid, Mohsin. How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia. New York: Riverhead Books, 2013.

Xinran Yuan

Hejinian Lyn, Scalapino, Leslie. Sight. Washington, D.C. : Edge Books, 1999.

Horn. Roni. Island:To Place. New York, Köln (Cologne), Denver & Göttingen: Peter Blum Edition, Mary Boone Gallery, Roni Horn, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Ginny Williams & Steidl, 1990.

Lambert-Beatty, Carrie “Make-Believe: Parafiction and Plausibility,” October 129 (2009)