* next meeting: mon 24 feb 19:30

* Bruno Munari / The Shape of Words, Poems and Telegrams

* Georges Perec / An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Paris

Tamara Shopsin / Homage to an Homage of an Homage

Bruno Munari / How One Lives in a Traditional Japanese House

Jill Lepore / The Cobweb

J. R. Carpenter / A Handmade Web

Tressie McMillan Cottom / In the Name of Beauty


Jenny Odell / There’s No Such Thing As a Free Watch

Jenny Odell / How To Do Nothing

Oliver Sacks / The Creative Self

Rob Giampietro / I Am A Handle

Rob Giampietro / School Days

Triple Canopy’s Editors / The Binder and the Server

Craig Mod / Post-Artifact Books and Publishing

Michael Rock / Fuck Content

Ellen Lupton / The Designer as Producer

Walter Benjamin / The Author as Producer

Roland Barthes / The Death of the Author


Audre Lorde / The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House

Katherine McCoy / American Graphic Design Expression

Sylvia Harris / Searching for a Black Aesthetic in American Graphic Design

bell hooks / Selling Hot Pussy: Representations of Black Female Sexuality in the Cultural Marketplace

Adolf Loos / Ornament and Crime

Hal Foster / Design and Crime

Jun’ichirĊ Tanizaki / In Praise of Shadows

Max Bill / Continuity and Change

Michael Rock / The Designer As Author

Joan Didion / Why I Write


~ the future is local ~