Surface Reader: Appendix




Percy Bysshe Shelley - Hymn to Intellectual Beauty


woven material with tar adhesive,

extruded polystyrene, plastic ice cube, petrified wood,

whale bone, razor blade, foam cylinder






Timothy Morton - Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology After the End of the World


sea anemone (?) with barnacles, capped wires, earbud speaker, meter seal,

rock, side mirror warning sticker,

wolf lichen, fabric scrap






Hans-Jost Frey - Interruptions


cast iron, rubber thimble, plastic rope, ragged lichen,

plastic knot, driftwood






Walter Benjamin - Franz Kafka


wood, wasp nest,

moss, balloon, flagging tape,

potsherds, expanded polystyrene






Gwendolyn MacEwen - The Discovery


burst firework, tar,

moulded plastic, chicken bone, carved wood, red wood, sinker, epoxy resin flake