Local artist, Chef, Gallerist and Sweetheart of Art cholos, Eric May, is close to launching this project and he needs your financial support. Make it Happen!
We shot some images of our Select Media Festival 9 show, Infoporn II.
We open Select Media Festival 9: Infoporn II with the release of our own contribution to the information overload. Proximity magazine’s Issue 008, themed Education as Art, is a 230 page opus and represents our latest and greatest effort in publishing. Stop by and get a copy at a discount ($10), enjoy some beverages and meet the creators.
The upcoming issue of Proximity takes on this theme through a number of profiles, interviews, essays, and narratives. This issue includes meditations, conversations, and collaborations around “education as art” from a number of perspectives.
Eve Ewing, Christa Donner, Chris Kennedy and Cassie Thornton, Michelle Grabner, Antonio Collados and Javier Rodrigo, Michael Piazza, Anne Elizabeth Moore, Lavie Raven, Lisa Junkin, Jazmen McKinnor, Louise Dreier, Elizabeth Knafo, Caroline Liebman, Alexander Keefe, Daniel Fuller, Dara Greenwald, Jesse Senechal, Rebecca Zorach, Jorge Lucero, Huong Ngo, Paul Mack, Andrew Oesch, InCUBATE, Noah Berlatsky, Sara Black and John Preus, Katie Hargrave, Susannah Kite Strang, Emmy Bright, Zach Cahill, Chris Cronin, Bert Stabler, Erin Elder, and Paul Sargent.
The cover image is by Todd Baxter, whose Owl Scouts series is featured in the magazine. Portfolios selections include Christopher Michlig, and The Present Group.
We just wanted to toot our own horns by congratulating the designers, artists, and photographers that won us 3 different awards for Print magazine’s The Best American Design of The Year. Plural Design was recognized for its work on Lumpen Magazine and the (Con)Temporary Art Guide Chicago. Michael Freimuth got an award for Issue 006 of Proximity Magazine.. Thanks for all your hard work guys!
As stress-relieving methods go, it certainly beats pummelling a globule of silly putty. Last week, residents of Brooklyn, New York, were invited to punch an 8ft-tall panda bear in the stomach to expunge their latent frustrations. Inside the wide-eyed panda suit was 33-year-old performance artist Nate Hill.