About the Journal

The Journal is a place where our clients and friends can keep up with what we are doing, reading, thinking, and curious about. It is also our newsroom for events and press, as well as a place where we post longer articles about our projects and other matters that are relevant to us.

We’re heading to Tokyo to begin working on a project with good friends of our Matthias Wermke and Mischa Leinkauf. While we are there, we’ll be collaborating with Booklet Library to do a small release party for the current issue of Megawords at the Shibaura House.

If you...

Next up in this semester's Finding Your Voice lecture series is artist Jayson Musson.

Jayson is a Brooklyn-based artist known for his wildly popular video series Art Thoughtz and its protagonist, Hennessy Youngman (played by Musson), who attempts to translate contemporary art to an uninitiated, urban audience.  He...

They say that to teach is to learn twice. My experience teaching a class in the UArts Masters of Industrial Design (MID) program last semester proves the saying true.

I love the hands-on and direct ethos of the program. The MID program is focused on preparing students for careers driven by design thinking and collaboration.

Smyrski Creative Teaching

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Kate Kraczon is the Assistant Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania. She will discuss her past and future projects at the Institute of Contemporary Art, where she has worked since August 2008. She is currently co-curating First Among Equals (spring 2012), a group exhibition that considers the various platforms that contemporary...

Smyrski Creative Memphis City Schools

As a teacher and resident of a city with an education system that is in serious trouble, the IteachIam project in Memphis, Tennessee truly hit home. Like many public school systems in the country, The Memphis City Schools are in the midst of many challenges, including poverty, poor test scores and lackluster attendance. I could easily empathize with students,...