Cluster 4 – Reading List

One of the ways Cluster 4 dealt with creating a feeling of joint process despite not physically being able to meet as much as we would have wanted, was to share reading material. The texts were an inspiration and a starting point for our many interesting conversations on immersion, time and matter.


Barthes, Roland, Mythologies, The Noonday Press, New York, 1990.

Benjamin, Walter, “A short history of photography”, Screen, Volume 13, Issue 1, Spring 1972 (1931), pp 5–26.

Davis, Heather & Turpin, Etienne (ed.), Art in the Anthropocene: encounters among aesthetics, politics, environments and epistemologies, First edition, Open Humanities Press, London, 2015.

Fromm, Erich, The Art of Loving. New York: Perennial Library, 1989.

Mitchell, W. J. T., What do pictures want?: the lives and loves of images, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2005.

Morton, Timothy, Dark ecology: for a logic of future coexistence, Columbia University Press, New York, 2016.

Neeley, Kathryn A. (ed.), Technology and Democracy: A Sociotechnical Systems Approach, First edition, Cognella, San Diego, 2010.

Neimanis, Astrida. “Hydrofeminism: or, on becoming a body of water.” in Undutiful Daughters: Mobilizing Future Concepts, Bodies and Subjectivities in Feminist Thought and Practice, eds. Henriette Gunkel, Chrysanthi Nigianni and Fanny Söderbäck. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Schuppli, Susan, “Dirty pictures”, Living earth: field notes from the dark ecology project, 2014-2016, Sonic Arts, Amsterdam, 2016.

Wark, McKenzie, Molecular red reader, Verso, London, 2015.

Blanga Gubbay, Daniel, The Möbius strip: on fictional institutions, Buda, Kortrijk, 2017.