Remote Sensing: Or How to be in Two Places at Once


Nov. 2, Day 1 Monday: Introduction/ Receiving and making Messages in a Bottle

Adorno, Theodor W, “Messages in a Bottle.” Aesthetic Theory. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota, 1997. N. pag. Print.

PDF: adorno_messages

Supplemental readings:

Claussen, Detlev. Theodor W. Adorno: One Last Genius. Cambridge, MA: Belknap of Harvard UP, 2008. Print.

Cutrone, Christopher. Adorno’s Marxism. N.p.: n.p., 2013. Print.

Nov. 3, Day 2 Tuesday: Near-Sighted:

Harraway, Donna, “A Manifesto for Cyborgs: Science, Technology, and Socialist Feminism in the 1980’s”, Socialist Review, p-65-107, University of British Columbia Press, 1985

PDF: A Manifesto for Cyborgs

Nov. 4, Day 3 Wednesday: Far-Sighted

Paglen, Tevor. “Operational Images.” Http:// Eflux, 2014. Web. 1 Nov. 2015.

PDF: Paglen.pdf

Nov. 5, Day 4 Thursday: Wind Tunnel Worlds

Krauss, Rosalind, “Sculpture in the Expanded Field” October, Vol. 8. (Spring, 1979), pp. 30-44.

PDF: Krauss – Sculpture in the Expanded Field

Latour, Bruno. Science in Action: How to Follow Scientists and Engineers through Society. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1987. Print. p. 145-162

PDF: selected_Bruno_Latour_Science_in_Action_How_to_Follow_Scientists_and_Engineers_Through_Society__1987

Nov. 6, Day 5 Friday: Future-Past-Time

Boym, Svetlana. “Nostalgia and its Discontents”

PDF: 9.2CBoym

Nov. 12- Remote Fabrication: 3D printing and Scanning:


Nov. 16- Using Infrastructure.