Category Archives: Commodity Chains

Princeton historian Ben Schmidt’s visualization of all the shipping routes taken by Dutch, Spanish, and English vessels between 1750 and 1850.

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‘the resourceful past cobbling it all together’

The above images are taken from the digital version of Ania Soliman’s Natural Object Rant: The Pineapple (2007-9), which was at this years Whitney Biennial. While the piece doesn’t trace the global commodity chain that puts pineapples in our supermarkets, … Continue reading

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Opening Credits of Lord of War

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