Thoughts from the Cultural Divide: #26 (Nice Mustache)

Thoughts from the Cultural Divide: #26 (Nice Mustache)

    Culture’s a funny thing; so many of us accept it as a ubiquitous and powerful force, yet we tend to undervalue the level to which it influences our choices. Cognitive dissonance of the highest magnitude. I’ve seen this in high-relief over the last 18...
Creative place-making: an annotated bibliography

Creative place-making: an annotated bibliography

Recently, while trolling the facebook site for Works Progress, an artist-led public design studion in Minneapolis, I came across a thread on Colin Kloecker’s page (who co-runs the studio with Shanai Matteson) compiling a list of must-reads on the subject of...
Tamms to Tokyo

Tamms to Tokyo

Last month we closed a trio of social justice exhibitions at Sullivan Galleries—and Laurie Jo Reynolds closed Tamms, the state’s solitary confinement prison. Art did that. Artists made work, called others to do so to, and then brought in a population that usually...
Episode 387: Paul Ramirez Jonas

Episode 387: Paul Ramirez Jonas

http://traffic.libsyn.com/badatsports/Bad_at_Sports_Episode_387-Paul_Ramirez_Jonas.mp3 download This week: The final installment of SoPra fest 2013, Paul Ramirez Jonas! Ramirez Jonas has said of his work: “I create as I speak: I consider myself merely a reader...
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...