Are you interested in:
The history of Chicago’s art scene?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you may want to check out P-Form magazine. From 1986-1999, P-Form magazine chronicled the vibrant and thought-provoking world of performance art. From its start as a simple newsletter promoting local performance artists and events, P-Form grew to become a leading journal of interdisciplinary and performance art with an international scope.
The Flaxman Library has digitized every cover and table of contents and keeps a full run of the magazine in both Special Collections and the main library.
Check out the digitized covers and table of contents here:
P-Form is a wonderful resource. Having spent some time working with it myself, this archive is really one of SAIC’s best kept secrets.
How to Colonize (for Kids!), as explained by this 20th century French board game:
- Hoist the French flag onto your newfound soil
- Build a hospital
- Erect a school
- Open your harbor
- Reap the benefits of rich natural resources from around the world and sail back to France with goodies in tow
This “trading game” is an example of the lasting mindset of the race to colonize. More from curator Isotta Poggi about this questionable game.
Trading Game: France—Colonies, 1941, O.P.I.M. (Office de publicite et d’impression), Breveté S.G.D.G. Lithograph on linen, 22 7/8 x 32 1/4 in. Getty Research Institute.
A Guide to Medical and Dental Photography by George Blakely, 1978, Tyler School of Art
No, it’s “to whom.”
Find out more about the Great Who or Whom Debate.
*We saw this Knock Knock joke posted on Twitter by @APLangCCHSWe didn’t think it up. We aren’t that funny.
A certain BAVCS student just fell for this.
"Praxis within any political movement that aims to have a radical transformative impact on society cannot be solely focused on creating spaces wherein would-be-radicals experience safety and support."
—bell hooks, “Feminism: A Movement to End Sexual Oppression.”
This epic megapost is your glorious opportunity to meet 100 amazing black LGBT women who’ve made their mark over the last 150 years.
MAVCS/Painting & Drawing dual Kelly Lloyd shared this with me this morning. Full of such wonderful ladies.