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News of Research at the Institute: ‘GENEALOGY OF THE CRINOLINE’

News update on our progress towards completion of a fully spiralling vision of the genealogy of the crinoline. Fig. 1 ‘Steel Cage Crinoline’ Our small research group have been struggling to assemble organic forms comparable to the nineteenth century metallic crinoline, with a view to disproving the claim that there is something inherently modern about […]

Still Possible?

Make Worms Mummy, Make Worms…

Shrimp

Inspired by events on holiday, younger members of the Institute record sights on a visit to The Zoology Museum in Cambridge.

(I want to be your) data body

Tired of keeping up with endless format wars? Bored by the demise of cassettes and floppy disks? Conscious of the dematerialization of the musical work and its restless digital hybridity. In 2007¬†Electric Crinolines offered their first single in the nearly indestructible format of a MIDI file. This file combines the functionality of a traditional pianola […]