Artist and writer Justin Beal explores the way in which a literary and cinematic archetype has influenced the cultural role of the modern architect.
Justin Beal | Oct 19
The untold story of a world-renowned architect, an obsessive librarian, and a $5,500 house that never was.
Philippa Lewis | Oct 13
Sketches of bravery, determination, and inventiveness.
Portia James | Sep 23
Lem's 1964 story, published in English for the first time, tells the tale of a scientist in an insane asylum theorizing that the sun is alive.
Stanisław Lem, Translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones | Sep 20
How visual culture can be mobilized to address the most altering event in the story of humanity.
Alexis L. Boylan | Sep 8
The story of teaching machines is deeply intertwined with Skinner’s psycho-technologies, which laid a foundation from which education technology has never entirely broken.
Audrey Watters | Sep 3
An interview with one of the most creative guitarists of our time, excerpted from Joel Harrison's book 'Guitar Talk: Conversations with Visionary Players.'
Joel Harrison | Aug 24
The Afrofuturism movement within sci-fi may be equal to this moment, in part because it grows out of a history of displacement, atrocity, and instability.
Wade Roush | Aug 19
Decisions about food and farming have always been decisions about how to structure the world.
Zoë Kopp-Weber | Aug 13
The Russians may have been winning the space race in the 1950s, but they couldn’t hold a candle to the sophistication of Western dress.
Djurdja Bartlett | Jul 23