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Field note 1: on inhabiting ‘thickness’

ByAndrea Kahn

Site is a thick concept with a historically thin discourse attached, and Site Matters was

born of a desire to address this fact. As Carol Burns and I were getting close to submit-

ting our manuscript for publication we had to decide on an order for the collected essays.

To sort out the variables, we invented a tool we dubbed our ‘didactic table of contents’. It

took a while to figure out the best working format (columns? matrices? bubble dia-