Breaking Alert! Carissa Hinz Hit & Run

Breaking Alert! Carissa Hinz Hit & Run

It is my sad duty to report the tragic death of one of our community members, local artist Carissa Hinz. She was stuck down after leaving Version Fest where she had been assisting in doing cleanup. If anyone saw anything or knows anything please contact the...
Not to be Missed: Michigan Modern

Not to be Missed: Michigan Modern

You’re not likely to see a better display of the most important architecture and design of the 20th century anywhere else this summer, so the fact that Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America only focuses on what came out of post war MI is even more remarkable....
The absence of Romanian feminism

The absence of Romanian feminism

The utter absence of Romanian feminism in the Academy as well as in everyday life has been one of the most surprising takeaways from living in Bucharest for the past year as a Fulbrighter. It seems Patriarchy has won the day through deployment of pressures both...
EDITION #11

EDITION #11

Tony Tasset is watching you. Painting the town red New public art to grace the Chicagoland area Everyone knows that going to a museum or a gallery is usually more trouble than it’s worth. What, with all the disapproving glances, heady talk and questionable wine...
Welcome to the Annex

Welcome to the Annex

Over the past several years Spudnik Press has become a staple for Chicago printmakers and printmaking education. The space and scope of the project continues to grow; the latest expansion occurred about 6 months ago when an adjacent space in the Hubbard Street Lofts...
Meanwhile… CAKE!

Meanwhile… CAKE!

This weekend marks the second annual Chicago Alternative Comics Expo, fondly known to comics creators and fans alike as CAKE. For two days out of the year, artists and publishers from all over the US, Canada and beyond congregate in Chicago to share and shop-talk...