Graphic Design as Political Practice: A Conversation With Metahaven [Part 1]

Graphic Design as Political Practice: A Conversation With Metahaven [Part 1] Published on February 14th, 2013 From: Written by: Kyle Chayka Installation view of “Metahaven: Islands in the Cloud” at MoMA PS1 (Photo: Matthew Septimus) Metahaven is an Amsterdam-based design studio made up of its two members and founders, Vinca Kruk and Daniel van … Continue reading

David Hammons performing ‘Bliz-aard Ball Sale’

David Hammons performing ‘Bliz-aard Ball Sale’ (1983), Cooper Square, New York City Courtesy Migros Museum, Zurich © David Hammons. Photo: Dawood Bey From An Interview with David Hammons: 1. I CAN’T STAND ART ACTUALLY. I’VE NEVER, EVER LIKED ART, EVER. I NEVER TOOK IT IN SCHOOL. 2. WHEN I WAS IN CALIFORNIA, ARTISTS WOULD WORK … Continue reading

Design Dissertation Preparation 2012

Design Dissertation Preparation 2012 This course will prepare you for the Design Dissertation course that will start at the beginning of the autumn term 2012. This course aims to give you the opportunity to make a detailed personal investigation and evaluation based on comprehensive research and systematic methodologies. This involves collecting evidence, creating arguments, critical … Continue reading

What Is a Book?

What Is a Book? by STEVEN HELLER · 3 COMMENTS Sometimes I am very slow to understand. Such is the case with Visual Editions (U.K.) Composition No.1 by Marc Saporta. It is a box with loose pages. It is a book that can be read in any order. It is an enigma. It is a game. Yet it went … Continue reading

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Portrait of the Scholar as Blogger

By Anamaria Dutceac Segesten October 14, 2010 11:00 pm EDT I return to one of my favorite subjects, blogging in the academia, but this time with a focus not on the students, as in my previous post, but on the scholar herself. I believe that blogging may be a useful tool for those of us … Continue reading

You’re Not Too Old For Social Media, You’re Just Lazy

by Lisa Barone on 05/20/2011 · 15 comments | Social Media Stop me when any of this founds familiar. 1. I’m talking to a business owner about Internet marketing. Things are going pretty well until the topic of social media enters the conversation. As soon as things like Twitter and Facebook and blogging come up, … Continue reading

“Strange Simultaneity”

Still from Chris Petit “Content” Past and Present in “Strange Simultaneity”: Mark Fisher Explains Hauntology at NYU By joanne mcneil on Wednesday May 18th, 2011 Thirty years ago “should sound ancient,” Mark Fisher said at the first of two presentations for NYU’s “Colloquium for Unpopular Culture” on May 4th. “Think about what thirty years means … Continue reading