- ARCHIVE / Film
- Laurie Haycock-Makela / Dead History
Seminal lectures at MCAD and Cranbrook. Above: Laurie Haycock-Makela’s inspired and moving talk about her love and life with P. Scott Makela at MCAD. Her profound performance here in Minneapolis was followed by what must have been the most important and emotional part of this endeavor–Laurie’s return to Cranbrook and a time to tell the [...]
- GRD_2000_SP11 Process GIFs
Quick charrette yields some promising results. Above: Tracy’s inspired first attempt brought down the house. This Spring’s introductory level grupetto responded with gusto to yesterday’s in-class charrette, creating a GIF file that would respond to the question, “What is Graphic Design?” These build on discussions and projects we had begun in the last three weeks, [...]
- Robert Appleton
Vortex. Visual Aural Textual. One Language. Above: Fascinating work from AGI member Robert Appleton, “Vortex. Visual Aural Textual. One Language.” This performance is from Toronto, Oct. 2010, please see Appleton’s YouTube Channel for more performances in Istanbul, Barcelona, and Porto. The perfect companion for a snowy day in Minneapolis. A thousand thanks for sharing this [...]
- NYT OP-ED 40
Outstanding overview of the Opposite Editorial. Above: On an Erik T. Johnson tip, The New York Times celebrates forty years of the Op-Ed page, a tradition which began September 21, 1970. See this excellent interactive feature (which includes Nicholas Blechman) and the accompanying articles and samples of artwork. Inspiring.
- Yeti Squirrel of Powderhorn
Proof positive, finally documented evidence confirms legend. Above: Official video of the moment that has changed our lives forever (May 8, 2010), yesterday’s sighting of the fabled beast. Of course it managed to elude us, but these few precious images will silence the unbelievers. Silence, unbelievers! The yeti squirrel lives!