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The Sacred Landscape of Mayapan, A Postclassic Maya Center
The northern Maya region of the Yucatán Peninsula has been the site of urban development for over 1,000 years. Some of the greatest Precolumbian cities in the New World were built in the area and today the Yucatán peninsula ...
Before the Endless Miles of Wind and Sand and Empty Far Off Sky: Deserts in Hollywood’s Silent Era
When Robert Smithson donned a cowboy hat and boots in the classic 1968 film Mono Lake, he revealed how deeply the mythic imagery of the Hollywood Western has penetrated widespread attitudes towards the West. Scholars ...
The Inbetweenness of Casting: Louise Bourgeois, Eva Hesse and Rachel Whiteread
This thesis examines casting as it is taken up by Louise Bourgeois, Eva Hesse and Rachel Whiteread and the implications of their in-between forms. As a method of making, casting allowed these artists to create works concerned ...
Territories of Equivalence: Objects of the Logistical Apparatus
(TU Delft, Faculteit Bouwkunde, 2018-01)
A Musical Suite Composed by an Electronic Brain Reexamining the Illiac Suite and the Legacy of Lejaren A. Hiller Jr.
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press (MIT Press), 2018-09)
In 1956, Lejaren A. Hiller, Jr., and Leonard Isaacson debuted the Illiac Suite, the first score composed with a computer. Its reception anticipated Hiller’s embattled career as an experimental composer. Though the Suite ...