Translation(s)

TRANSLATION(S)

The creation of space. Shared space(s). Time is mysterious, perhaps deceiving. Disorienting. Non-linear. “Translation(s)” : seven,...

LUCID DREAMS OF THE APOCALYPSE

I. Departure Electric organ releases shimmering block chords, alternating between higher and lower registers. A melodic line slowly...

 
 
 
Here this time

HERE THIS TIME

1 I have an alarm set on my phone that goes off five times a day To remind me Five times a day That we're all gonna die I think you...

Belonging Nearby

BELONGING NEARBY

Tiffany Sia, Too Salty Too Wet 更咸更濕. Courtesy of the artist. Dear Readers: My personal story accounts for a tiny fraction of the multifaceted...

 
 
 
On Fasciated Fantasy

ON FASCIATED FANTASY

I am sensitive to noises but somehow wind chimes do not disturb me. In fact I am fond of wind chimes. The wind is faultless or at least...

Fire and Rain: Two Works by Teresita Fernández

FIRE AND RAIN: TWO WORKS BY TERESITA FERNÁNDEZ

Teresita Fernández, Fire , 2005, silk yarn, steel armature, and epoxy. 96 in. x 144 in.. SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase,...

 
 
 
Frank's Corpus

FRANK'S CORPUS

I am trying to account for the body of a bird I knew. Human metrics for bird bodies tend to be comparative, since their purpose is...

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

VIEWING INSTRUCTIONS: When: Dusk or between the hours of 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. Location: Anywhere it is safe to light a white candle of...

 
 
 
 
 
 

BETWEEN BREATHS, BETWEEN BEATS

A ritual. benediction. a memorial. baptism. time | sound | movement ripple and collapse onto bodies of water     of tissue       of...

A Durational Interim

A DURATIONAL INTERIM

PROXY Fall Film Festival, 2019: The Last Black Man In San Francisco , October 11, 2019. Amid the hum of urban life on a warm fall...

 
 
 

TRIBUTARIES

Viewing Suggestions: When: Dawn or noon, preferably a Saturday/Saturn-Day. Location: Where a stream meets a larger body of water; a...

Prelude

PRELUDE

I live on the fourth floor of a tall apartment building in San Francisco. From my bedroom, I meet the gaze of crows perched along phone...

 
 
 
“I needed this to be here”

“I NEEDED THIS TO BE HERE”

The early stage of the CHOP Garden inside the Cal Anderson Park. All photos: Jeffrey Hou, June 2020. From June 8 to July 1 of last...

Save the Date

SAVE THE DATE

Photos: Amadeus Regucera. How might an intimate relationship to sound, frequency, and vibration inform how we participate in shaping...

 
 
 
Belonging Is a Sticky Word: Roberto Bedoya in Conversation with Tom DeCaigny

BELONGING IS A STICKY WORD: ROBERTO BEDOYA IN CONVERSATION WITH TOM DECAIGNY

“Place-making” is a term with origins in the discipline of landscape architecture but absorbed into urban planning, development, and...

Codes of Conduct

CODES OF CONDUCT

Photo courtesy of the author. My father, an activist for Taiwan independence, often says that being unable to determine your own fate...

 
 
 
Another Year By

ANOTHER YEAR BY

So much of my practice is influenced by daily interactions. Shared moments among those I hold space with have always interested me...

The Emotional Labor of Participation: Tamika L. Butler and Justin Garrett Moore in Conversation

THE EMOTIONAL LABOR OF PARTICIPATION: TAMIKA L. BUTLER AND JUSTIN GARRETT MOORE IN CONVERSATION

Tamika L. Butler and Justin Garrett Moore are consummate community builders and advocates, leading in design, government, and transportation...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Comfort & Sustainability in Architecture: Trends 2021

Comfort & Sustainability in Architecture: Trends 2021

An open and collective architecture, rich in symbolism, and at the same time adaptable and reusable. The TerraMater Store / RENESA Architecture Design Interiors Studio. Image ©... Read more ...

Google Maps to Start Showing Routes With the Lowest Carbon Footprint

Google Maps to Start Showing Routes With the Lowest Carbon Footprint

App update provides CO2 emission data on chosen routes. The Google Maps application will direct drivers to more eco-friendly routes that generate the lowest carbon footprint... Read more ...

The Long History of Those Who Fought to Save the Animals

In “Beloved Beasts,” Michelle Nijhuis tells the stories of the men and women who have fought to rescue endangered animals from extinction. Read more ...

Decades After His Death, Richard Wright Has a New Book Out

“The Man Who Lived Underground,” a novel publishers rejected in the 1940s, is about an innocent Black man forced to confess to the murder of a white couple. Read more ...

Put Down Your Book. It's Time to Act Out

With playhouses closed, theater fans have taken drama into their own hands and mouths, forming play reading groups online and off. Read more ...

The Triumph of the Celebrity Endorsement

Shilling stars used to be accused of “selling out.” Now they're hailed as savvy investors and giving the performances of their careers. Read more ...

The Woman Who Made Vincent van Gogh

Neglected by art history for decades, Jo van Gogh-Bonger, the painter's sister-in-law, is finally being recognized as the force who opened the world's eyes to his genius. Read more ...

A 3D-Printed Majlis and Suspended Cliff Platforms: 9 Unbuilt Projects...

A 3D-Printed Majlis and Suspended Cliff Platforms: 9 Unbuilt Projects Submitted to ArchDaily

Courtesy of AArchitectsOffice This week's curated selection of Best Unbuilt Architecture highlights cultural structures submitted by the ArchDaily Community. From pavilions to... Read more ...

Casa P / Orma Architettura

Casa P / Orma Architettura

20137 Porto-Vecchio, France Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Julien Kerdraon Photographs: David Giancatarina Area: 135.0 m2 Read more ...

Church of St. Georg in Hebertshausen / Heim Kuntscher Architekten und...

Church of St. Georg in Hebertshausen / Heim Kuntscher Architekten und Stadtplaner

Heim Kuntscher Architekten und Stadtplaner Location: Hebertshausen, Bavaria, Germany Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Florian Holzherr Read more ...