Why are we doing art at all? An interview with Eiko Honda

Why are we doing art at all? An interview with Eiko Honda

What does it mean to be modern? And can we possibly find a different kind of modernity by narrating our current issues and past events differently? Might that change the future as well? And of whom? How can we try to extend one’s imagination beyond our established conventions? The historiography of language—of one of the most fundamental commons—and of artistic practice that works with the human tool of imagination— might have some answers to the queries.

Layering of Slices: ATOM-r Presents The Operature

Layering of Slices: ATOM-r Presents The Operature

  By Autumn Hays This past Friday I attended The Operature an exhibition by the collective ATOM-r (Anatomical Theatres of Mixed Reality) at the National Museum of Health and Medicine Chicago. This exhibition was held in two parts an interactive installation and 90...
Praise the Sun: The Contextual Language of Dark Souls

Praise the Sun: The Contextual Language of Dark Souls

Guest Post by Paul King The most recent time I loaded up the game Dark Souls, my character unsheathed a sword from her back and drew her shield. And then I noticed a message, written maybe two steps away: “Grief.” The world of Dark Souls is, as the title would...
J=o=u=i=s=s=a=n=c=e Knows Best

J=o=u=i=s=s=a=n=c=e Knows Best

J=o=u=i=s=s=a=n=c=e Knows Best PS: I misread “you” instead of the “I” you have. How does this change the tone of the text? How does this change the idiomatic expression itself: “I break for strangers” or “I will rock you like a...
Play By Play : What to Expect in the Coming Months

Play By Play : What to Expect in the Coming Months

I came on as the Managing Editor of the Bad at Sports blog about a month ago. It’s been an exciting turn and I hope to do well by it. A few people have asked what my vision going forward is, and I thought I might say something about it here. I hope to continue...