Cabin Project is a component of NAIL V, a publication by the Curatorial Practice Program at California College of the Arts in San Francisco, CA. Inspired by Boris Groys' essay “The Loneliness of the Project.”
Curated by Arden Sherman and Katie Morgan, May 2009
From July, 2007 to January, 2008, and April to June, 2008, filmmaker James Benning constructed replicas of two cabins that have played pivotal roles in American history. The first is an exact reproduction of the cabin Henry David Thoreau built at Walden Pond in Concord, MA, in 1845. The second structure is a reproduction of Ted Kaczynski’s cabin he built in the Lincoln, Montana woods and where he was eventually arrested, after a lengthy and expensive FBI investigation, for his part in a deadly bombing campaign.
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