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Water

Author: John Knechtel
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2009.
Series: Alphabet city (Cambridge, Mass.), #14.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Water is the chemical matrix required for life, the molecular chain that connects all organisms on this planet. Today the earth's water--transportation conduit, industrial feedstock, agricultural necessity--is coming under new pressures. Examining every aspect of H₂O, from the mythic to the infrastructural, a diverse group of artists and writers consider the current state of water.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Knechtel
ISBN: 9780262013291 0262013290
OCLC Number: 319498128
Description: 328 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 17 cm.
Contents: Water / Eamon Mac Mahon --
Water city / John Knechtel --
Waters of metaphysics / Timothy Stock --
Water scores / Carolyn Turner --
Watching water : views of Niagara Falls / Meredith Carruthers, Susannah Wesley --
Women, water / Jowita Bydlowska --
Public bath and the city / Christie Pearson --
Fossils / Stefan Petranek --
Bodies of water / Astrida Neimanis --
Ravine city / Chris Hardwicke --
In the tunnels of the Ontario Power Company / Michael Cook --
On water and development / Robert Kirkbride --
Washed water / Angela Grauerholz --
Manitoba's "flood of the century," during and after / Isaac Applebaum --
Psychodrama variation no. 1 (of 13) / Melissa Grey --
Water/Front : creative tension at the water's edge / Nina-Marie Lister --
Waste water / Laurin Jeffrey --
Acque alte : transforming the Venetian lagoon / Colin Ripley, Geoffrey Thün, Kathy Velikov --
Contamination / Arnaud Maggs --
Water, inc. / Mei Chin --
Water farming in the American Southwest / Lola Sheppard, Mason White --
True price of water / Bhawani Venkataraman.
Series Title: Alphabet city (Cambridge, Mass.), #14.
Responsibility: edited by John Knechtel.
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Writers and artists offer new perspectives on water, with writings and projects that touch on subjects ranging from new water infrastructures to the bliss of bathing.  Read more...

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