Artists taking part in the exhibition Double Take have compiled ‘reading lists’ that inform and expand the themes explored in their works.  A selection of these titles is available to read at Outset Study.

Title Author Year Selected by ISBN URL Buy
Notes from Underground* Fyodor Dostoyevsky Dove Allouche 978-1503055582 Link Amazon
Time Within Time: the Diaries 1970-86* Andrey Tarkovsky Dove Allouche 978-0571167173 Link Amazon
The Red Badge of Courage* Stephen Crane Dove Allouche 978-1508482765 Link Amazon
The Declared Enemy* Jean Genet Dove Allouche 978-0804729468 Link Amazon
Scholem, Arendt, Klemperer: Intimate Chronicles in Turbulent Times Steven E. Aschheim Dove Allouche 978-0253338914 Link Amazon
Armenian Poems Sayat Nova Dove Allouche Amazon
The Crack Up F. Scott Fitzgerald Dove Allouche 978-0811218207 Link Amazon
A Violent Life* P.P. Pasolini Dove Allouche 978-1857549638 Link Amazon
Breathturn Into Timestead: the Collected Later Poetry * Paul Celan Dove Allouche 978-0374125981 Link Amazon
Starry Sky to Starry Sky* Mary Jane White and Marina Tsvetaeva Dove Allouche 978-0930100254 Link Amazon
Lenz* Georg Büchner Dove Allouche 978-1482342901 Link Amazon
Blood wedding* Federico Garcia Lorca Dove Allouche 978-1854597922 Link Amazon
The unknown masterpiece* Honoré de Balzac Dove Allouche 978-0940322745 Link Amazon
Circles * Ralph Waldo Emerson Josh Brand 978-1429096249 Link Amazon
The first book of rhythms Langston Hughes Josh Brand Link Amazon
Radha-Krsna Nama Sankirtana [sound work] Alice Coltrane Josh Brand Link Amazon
Work of Atget: Modern Times* John Szarkowski, Maria Morris Hambourg Margarita Gluzberg 978-0860920823 Link Amazon
The Accursed Share, Volume 1: Consumption* George Bataille Margarita Gluzberg Link Amazon
Theory of Religion* Georges Bataille Margarita Gluzberg 978-0942299090 Link Amazon
Wabi Sabi: The Japanese Art of Impermanence* Andrew Juniper Margarita Gluzberg 978-0804834827 Link Amazon
In Praise Of Shadows* Junichiro Tanizaki Margarita Gluzberg 978-0099283577 Link Amazon
Madame Bovary* Gustave Flaubert Margarita Gluzberg 978-0140449129 Link Amazon
The Wild Ass's Skin (La Peau De Chagrin)* Honoré de Balzac Margarita Gluzberg 978-0140443301 Link Amazon
The Big Sleep, 1946 [film] Howard Hawks Margarita Gluzberg Link Amazon
Hans Poelzig: Reflections on His Life and Work Julius Posener Matt Saunders 978-0262161275 Link Amazon
Self-portrait in a Convex Mirror John Ashbery Matt Saunders 978-1857549065 Link Amazon
Poems and Prose Gerard Manley Hopkins Matt Saunders 978-0140420159 Link Amazon
The Collected Poems Wallace Stevens Matt Saunders 978-1101911686 Link Amazon
Posthumous Papers of a Living Author Robert Musil Matt Saunders 978-0976395041 Link Amazon
The Experience Machine: Stan Vanderbeek's Movie-Drome and Expanded Cinema Gloria Sutton Matt Saunders 978-0262028493 Link Amazon
Surface: Matters of Aesthetics, Materiality, and Media * Giuliana Bruno Matt Saunders 978-0226104942 Link Amazon
Wait for me at the Bottom of the Pool: the Writings of Jack Smith (esp. “The Perfect Filmic Appositeness of Maria Montez,” “The Memoirs of Maria Montez”) Jack Smith Matt Saunders 978-1852424282 Link Amazon
Male Fantasies Volume 1: Women, Floods, Bodies, History Klaus Theweleit Matt Saunders 978-0745603834 Link Amazon
The Mass Ornament: Weimar Essays (esp. “The Mass Ornament,” “Boredom,” ”Cult of Distraction,” ”The Hotel Lobby,” ”Those Who Wait”) Siegfried Kracauer Matt Saunders 978-0674551633 Link Amazon
Robert Smithson: The Collected Writings (esp. “A Tour of the Monuments of Passaic New Jersey” but, honestly, everything.) * Robert Smithson Matt Saunders 978-0520203853 Link Amazon
The Art Of Memory Frances A. Yates Matt Saunders 978-1847922922 Link Amazon
Hamlet, 1921 [film] Svend Gade Matt Saunders Link Amazon
A Touch of Zen, 1970 [film] King Hu Matt Saunders Link Amazon
Raining in the Mountain, 1979 [film] King Hu Matt Saunders Link Amazon
People On Sunday, 1929 [film] Edgar G. Ulmer Matt Saunders Link Amazon
Der Golem, 1920 (The Golem, How He Came into the World) [film] Carl Boese Matt Saunders Link Amazon
Baal, 1970 [film] Volker Schlöndorff Matt Saunders Link Amazon
The Dyer's Hand W.H. Auden Matt Saunders 978-0571283507 Link Amazon
The Goshawk T.H. White Matt Saunders 978-1474601665 Link Amazon
The work of Robert Walser Matt Saunders Amazon
The Puritan Ordeal Andrew Delbanco Delbanco Matt Saunders 978-0674740563 Link Amazon
Dancers, Buildings and People in the Streets Edwin Denby Matt Saunders Link Amazon
The Anarchy of the Imagination: Interviews, Essays, Notes (esp. “The Cities of Humanity and the Human Soul: Some Unorganized Thoughts on Alfred Döblin’s Novel, Berlin Alexanderplatz”) Rainer Werner Fassbinder Matt Saunders 978-0801843693 Link Amazon
The critic as artist Oscar Wilde Matt Saunders 978-1516852215 Link Amazon
Observations on the Long Take [article] in October, Vol. 13 (Summer, 1980), pp. 3-6 Pier Paolo Pasolini Matt Saunders Amazon
Women as Hamlet: Performance and Interpretation in Theatre, Film and Fiction (esp. “’I am who I play’: Asta Nielsen”) Tony Howard Matt Saunders 978-0521117210 Link Amazon
“Picasso’s Sleepwatchers” and “The Algerian Women and Picasso At Large”in "Other Criteria: Confrontations with Twentieth-Century Art" Leo Steinberg Matt Saunders 978-0226771854 Link Amazon
“Watteau and reverie” in "Word and Image: French Painting of the Ancien Régime: French Painting of the Ancien Regime" Norman Bryson Matt Saunders 978-0521276542 Link Amazon
“Matisse and Arche-drawing” in "Painting as Model" * Yve-alain Bois Matt Saunders 978-0262521802 Link Amazon
''A Voyage on the North Sea'': Art in the Age of the Post-Medium Condition Rosalind Krauss Matt Saunders 978-0500282076 Link Amazon
"Should an Eyelash Last Forever? An Interview with Ray Johnson." [article] in Lotta Poetica 2 (February 1984): 3-24. Matt Saunders Amazon
'What is an Apparatus?' and Other Essays Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer 978-0804762304 Link Amazon
Signature of All Things Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer 978-1890951986 Link Amazon
The Open: Man and Animal, translated by Kevin Attell Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer Link Amazon
Remnants of Auschwitz: The Witness and the Archive Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer 978-1890951177 Link Amazon
Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer 978-0804732185 Link Amazon
Stanzas: The Word and the Phantasm in Western Culture Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer 978-0816620388 Link Amazon
The Man without Content Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer 978-0804735544 Link Amazon
Giorgio Agamben, cited/excerpted in “Vox Clamans in Deserto.” Jean‐Luc Nancy, translated by Nathalia King, in Notebooks in Cultural Analysis, Volume 3, a Special Issue on “Voice”, ed., Norman F. Cantor and Nathalia King [Durham: Duke University Press] 1986. pp. 3‐14. [article] Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer Amazon
“The Rhetoric of the Image” in "Image Music Text" * Roland Barthes Thomas Zummer 978-0006861355 Link Amazon
Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography * Roland Barthes Thomas Zummer 978-0099225416 Link Amazon
‘Das Kunstwerk im Zeitalter seiner technischen Reproduzierbarkeit,’ in Gesammelte Schriften, 1/2 [Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp] 1980 Walter Benjamin Thomas Zummer Amazon
Gesammelte Schriften, [Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp] 1980 Walter Benjamin Thomas Zummer Amazon
Problems in General Linguistics Emile Benveniste Thomas Zummer 978-0870241321 Link Amazon
The Invention of Morel and Other Stories Adolfo Bioy-Casares Thomas Zummer 978-0292738409 Link Amazon
The Technical Image: A History of Styles in Scientific Imagery Horst Bredekamp, Vera Dankel Thomas Zummer 978-0226258843 Link Amazon
Archaeology of the Cinema C. W. Ceram Thomas Zummer Link Amazon
Autoaffection: Unconscious Thought in the Age of Teletechnology Patricia Ticineto Clough Thomas Zummer 978-0816628889 Link Amazon
Le récit spéculaire: Essai sur la mise en abyme Lucien Dällenbach Thomas Zummer 978-2020045568 Link Amazon
The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals Charles Darwin Thomas Zummer 978-1522766353 Link Amazon
Heterologies: Discourse on the Other Michel de Certeau Thomas Zummer 978-0719014789 Link Amazon
Jacques Derrida with Mark Lewis and Andrew Payne, “La danse des fantômes: Entrevue avec Jacques Derrida”/“Ghost Dance: An Interview with Jacques Derrida,” in Public 2, The Lunatic on One Idea, 1989 [article] Thomas Zummer Amazon
Echographies of Television Jacques Derrida, Bernard Stiegler Thomas Zummer 978-0745620374 Link Amazon
The Animal That Therefore I Am Jacques Derrida Thomas Zummer 978-0823227914 Link Amazon
Margins of Philosophy Jacques Derrida Thomas Zummer 978-0226143262 Link Amazon
Archive Fever: A Freudian Impression Jacques Derrida Thomas Zummer 978-0226143675 Link Amazon
Writing and Difference Jacques Derrida Thomas Zummer 978-0415253833 Link Amazon
Discours de la methode ;: Plus La dioptrique ; Les meteores ; et La geometrie René Descartes Thomas Zummer 978-2213016993 Link Amazon
Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick Thomas Zummer 978-0575079939 Link Amazon
Confronting Images: Questioning the Ends of a Certain History of Art * Georges Didi-Huberman Thomas Zummer 978-0271024721 Link Amazon
Into the Universe of Technical Images Vilem Flusser Thomas Zummer 978-0816670215 Link Amazon
The Birth of the Clinic Michel Foucault Thomas Zummer Link Amazon
Sécurité, territoire, population : Cours au Collège de France (1977-1978) Michel Foucault Thomas Zummer 978-2020307994 Link Amazon
Naissance de la Biopolitique, Cours au Collège de France, 1978-1979 Michel Foucault Thomas Zummer 978-2020324014 Link Amazon
Materialities of Communication Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, K. Ludwig Pfeiffer Thomas Zummer Link Amazon
“The Cinema of Attractions: Early Film, Its Spectator, and the Avant-Garde,” in "Early Cinema: Space, Frame, Narrative" Edited by Thomas Elsaesser with Adam Barker * Tom Gunning Thomas Zummer 978-0851702452 Link Amazon
“The Age of the World Picture,” in The Question Concerning Technology and Other Essays Martin Heidegger Thomas Zummer 978-0062290700 Link Amazon
‘Die Zeit des Weltbildes” in "Holzwege" Martin Heidegger Thomas Zummer 978-3465032380 Link Amazon
The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr E.T.A. Hoffmann Thomas Zummer 978-0140446319 Link Amazon
Releasing the Image: From Literature to New Media * Jacques Khalip Thomas Zummer Link Amazon
“Linguistics and Poetics,” in "Style in Language" edited by Thomas Sebeok Roman Jakobson Thomas Zummer 978-0262690102 Link Amazon
Gramophone, Film, Typewriter * Friedrich A. Kittler Thomas Zummer 978-0804732338 Link Amazon
Discourse Networks, 1800/1900 Friedrich A. Kittler Thomas Zummer 978-0804720991 Link Amazon
Draculas Vermächtnis: Technischen Schriften Friedrich A. Kittler Thomas Zummer 978-9057010613 Link Amazon
Emmanuel Levinas: Basic Philosophical Writings Emmanuel Levinas Thomas Zummer 978-0253210791 Link Amazon
On the Nature of the Universe Lucretius Thomas Zummer 978-0199555147 Link Amazon
The Crossing of the Visible Jean-Luc Marion Thomas Zummer 978-0804733922 Link Amazon
“Eye and Mind,” in The primacy of perception, and other essays on phenomenological psychology, the philosophy of art, history, and politics * Maurice Merleau-Ponty Thomas Zummer Link Amazon
The Pleasure in Drawing * Jean-Luc Nancy Thomas Zummer 978-0823250943 Link Amazon
Varieties of Presence Alva Noë Thomas Zummer 978-0674062146 Link Amazon
Action in Perception Alva Noë Thomas Zummer 978-0262640633 Link Amazon
Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness Alva Noë Thomas Zummer 978-0809016488 Link Amazon
Strange Tools: Art and Human Nature Alva Noë Thomas Zummer 978-0809089178 Link Amazon
The World of Silence Max Picard Thomas Zummer 978-0971748316 Link Amazon
The Natural History of Pliny Volume 2 Pliny The Elder Thomas Zummer 978-1314099492 Link Amazon
The Natural History Of Pliny, Volume 4 Pliny The Elder Thomas Zummer 978-1286459270 Link Amazon
Picture Control: Electron Microscope and the Transformation of Biology in America, 1940-60 Nicolas Rasmussen Thomas Zummer 978-0804738507 Link Amazon
After-Images of the City Joan Ramon Resina, Dieter Ingenschay Thomas Zummer 978-0801487897 Link Amazon
Event and World Claude Romano Thomas Zummer 978-0823229710 Link Amazon
Heidegger on Being and Acting: From Principles to Anarchy Reiner Schurmann Thomas Zummer 978-0253206022 Link Amazon
A Sentimental Journey: Memoirs 1917-1922 Viktor Shklovsky Thomas Zummer 978-1564783547 Link Amazon
Relays: Literature as an Epoch of the Postal System Bernhard Siegart Thomas Zummer 978-0804732383 Link Amazon
On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection Susan Stewart Thomas Zummer 978-0822313663 Link Amazon
Crimes of Writing: Problems in the Containment of Representation Susan Stewart Thomas Zummer 978-0822315452 Link Amazon
Poetry and the Fate of the Senses Susan Stewart Thomas Zummer 978-0226774145 Link Amazon
Technics and Time: The Fault of Epimetheus No. 1 Bernard Stiegler Thomas Zummer 978-0804730419 Link Amazon
Saturn’s Children Charles Stross Thomas Zummer 978-1841495682 Link Amazon
The Moment of Complexity: Emerging Network Culture Mark C. Taylor Thomas Zummer 978-0226791173 Link Amazon
Tomorrow's Eve Villiers de l'Isle-Adam Thomas Zummer 978-0252069550 Link Amazon
War and Cinema: The Logistics of Perception Paul Virilio Thomas Zummer 978-1844673469 Link Amazon
A Landscape of Events Paul Virilio Thomas Zummer 978-0262720342 Link Amazon
The Vision Machine Paul Virilio Thomas Zummer 978-0851704449 Link Amazon
‘Projection and Dis/Embodiment: Genealogies of the Virtual” in "Moving Image" edited by Omar Kholeif (Documents of Contemporary Art) Thomas Zummer Thomas Zummer 978-0854882380 Link Amazon
“Variables: Notations on Stability, Permeability, and Plurality in Media Artifacts,” in "Saving the Image: Art After Film" edited by Tanya Leighton and Pavel Buchler, [Glasgow and Manchester: Center for Photography/Glasgow and Manchester Metropolitan University] 2003 Thomas Zummer Thomas Zummer Amazon
‘( explosion )’ in "Is this what you were born for? : Stratégies d'appropriation et collage audio-visuel dans les films d'Abigail Child" edited by by François Bovier [film] Thomas Zummer Thomas Zummer 978-2940406265 Link Amazon
"The Appearance of Animals" (Leslie Thornton) | Ventriloquoy (名) 腹语术 (Ellen Zweig)’ in "Split Attention" edited by Fan Lin [Shanghai, China: 53art press] 2012 Thomas Zummer Thomas Zummer Amazon

Titles marked with an asterix * are held in the Outset Study library