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
If geographers “carve,” “draw,” or “write” the earth, psychogeographers add a zest of soul to the mix, linking earth, mind and foot.
Karen O'Rourke | Jul 16
Transforming the Berlin Hitler loathed into a new world capital called “Germania” demanded the destruction of the urban core, eviction of its Jewish residents, recruitment of forced labor — and enrollment of the city’s infrastructure.
Timothy Moss | Jul 9
From literature to films and advertising, when it comes to translation, the opportunities for misinterpretation are rife.
Mark Polizzotti | Jul 6
In a city fixated on public health and order, a viral extreme sport offers a challenge to the status quo.
Macs Smith | Jun 28
A graphic translation of Benjamin’s nostalgic musings on his childhood.
Frances Cannon | May 25
How Israeli population cartography incorporated Palestinians through the very act of erasing them.
Jess Bier | May 21
Love is a way of taking in the whole world as seen through the eyes of the beloved.
Chad Engelland | May 13
Two D&D experts discuss the influences on the world’s most popular role-playing game, from pulp magazines to fantasy fiction.
The Editors | Apr 30
An excerpt from Bini Adamczak’s book “Yesterday's Tomorrow: On the Loneliness of Communist Specters and the Reconstruction of the Future.”
Bini Adamczak | Apr 27