Exit Interview: Stephanie Smith

Exit Interview: Stephanie Smith

  This summer it was announced that Stephanie Smith, a longtime Chicago cultural work, best known as deputy director and chief curator at the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago, has left her Chicago post to become chief curator at the Art Gallery of...
EDITION #36 – Minnesota Nice

EDITION #36 – Minnesota Nice

Minnesotan Artists Decent at Sports Kids can still probably beat them though. If anyone understands the preciousness of summertime, it’s our fellow neighbors in the Midwest. All across Minneapolis WTT? discovered artists and creatives playing Minnesota...
Top 5 Weekend Picks! (8/22-8/24)

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (8/22-8/24)

1. The Square Root of Pi(e) at Chicago Artists Coalition Work by Rami George, Dan Paz, Jenyu Wang and Alexandria Eregbu. Chicago Artists Coalition is located at 217 N. Carpenter St. Reception Friday, 6-9pm. 2. Almost Ergonomic at Studio 424 Curated by Third Object,...
Take the Green Line to Nantes

Take the Green Line to Nantes

Guest post by Lise McKean Voyage à Nantes, until August 31, 2014   Thanks to my husband who’s from the Atlantic coast of France, I’m a regular visitor to Nantes, a city the size of Boston on the estuary of the Loire River. I just got back from there...
Mo Problems: One View of Twin Cities

Mo Problems: One View of Twin Cities

I cannot read the news at night any more. I lay awake in the fading heat filled with outrage, sadness, my heart breaking with lives destroyed, communities torn apart, people disempowered and displaced. I have been dreaming of death, loved ones suddenly gone as I sit...
Less is More: Zelda, Metroid, OlliOlli, and the Rhythm Demake

Less is More: Zelda, Metroid, OlliOlli, and the Rhythm Demake

In his 2012 essay “Saving Zelda,” Tevis Thompson takes the Legend of Zelda series—of which he is a lifelong fan—to task. “Zelda sucks, and it has sucked for a long time,” he writes, not so much as to incite fan rage, but to lay what we all maybe suspect on the table:...