Pop art: A new community space for Brixton

Pop art: A new community space for Brixton

Shipping containers may be the very apparatus of globalism, but in South London they have come to rest in the community. Recycled and refurbished with windows, light and double power points, it is hoped they will create Brixton’s newest and most creative destination....
Sabina Ott brings pink melon joy to Chicago

Sabina Ott brings pink melon joy to Chicago

here and there pink melon joy @ Cultural Center until January 4, 2015 here and there pink melon joy~~an exhibition in three acts by Lise McKean Cast: Artist, Audience Members, Composer, Gallery Director, Invited Expert, Set and Costume Designer, Writer Setting The...
Integrating that material into our experience with lleom

Integrating that material into our experience with lleom

I met Roberto Cruz Arzabal, Cinthya García Leyva, and Susana González Aktories at a corner café in Coyoacan, a neighborhood adjacent to UNAM. Cruz, García, and González are three of six members of the laboratory of extended literature and other materialities (lleom),...
Top 3 Weekend Picks! (12/19-12/21)

Top 3 Weekend Picks! (12/19-12/21)

1. NO MEDIA at High Concept Laboratories Organized by Jason Soliday, Nick Briz and Jeff Kolar. High Concept Laboratories os located at 2233 S. Throop St. Performances Saturday 8-10pm. 2. Looking for You in the Mirror at Linda Warren Gallery Work by Paula Henderson....
Cold Then Hot: One View of Twin Cities

Cold Then Hot: One View of Twin Cities

We are in the midst of a warm snap. The snow has receded. The ice has left the lakes and rivers. I dig out the fall clothes I had packed away, reluctant to leave warm hats and scarves at home. I know the cold is waiting just around the corner for me to let down my...
Rules To Live By

Rules To Live By

Daily, as a ritual, I read a book on the train entering and returning from the city. Usually I read a book set in the past, and usually fiction, although this month it is Christian Dior’s autobiography: Dior by Dior. The train delivers me to one of two jobs. At...