Metanoia: You Are Here, ArtPrize 2014: my friend and awesome Cincinnati artist Jenny Roesel Ustick is raising funds for an ambitious installation at Art Prize in Grand Rapids.
Spaceworks and Its Privatizing Space Grab of the Libraries: a convoluted exposé of some convoluted dealings in NYC, but traces of this situation can be found in other cities as well.
Chasing Neon: Documenting Our Historic Americana: a campaign to fund “a four month cross county expedition to artistically document vintage signs one photograph at a time.”
America’s Leading Design Cities: “New York and LA aren’t the only epicenters for graphic designers, architects, and fashion designers.” Nope, Cincinnati makes a decent showing.
Painting with the City’s Invasive Plants: fascinating artwork by Brooklyn-based Ellie Irons.
Brick Fetish: the entire history of LEGO for your virtual perusal.
Shot from the Gut: cool NYC street photography.
Lumenocity at Music Hall: this weekend in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati.
Longshot Mayoral Candidates Angry over Debate Schedule: “angry” is a gross understatement; more like “letting the expletives fly like never before.” Crazy drama!
Megabus Expands Cincinnati Service: I’m happier living in Cincinnati when leaving gets easier.
Art Displacing Art as Development Dislodges Division Avenue Arts Collective: in Grand Rapids, as elsewhere.
Adult Playground for Fitness Opens in Los Angeles Park: getting in shape is great, but “adult playground” is a ridiculous term.
The Key to Kanye West’s Music: Lamps: not just any lamps, but ones designed by the likes of architect Le Corbusier!
China Deploys Elite Gaggle of Geese Police: ending this week on a silly note…
The exhibition I organized at Visionaries & Voices, Autocomplete: A Collaborative Coloring Book Exhibit is on view in the V&V Gallery through the end of June, and the catalog is now available for purchase online.
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Photos from Another Walk: CityKin continues to explore Cincinnati on foot.
iRhine: One Vision for Over-the-Rhine!: this OTR site is finally back up and running.
Bronx’s Birthplace of Hip-Hop Headed for Foreclosure Auction: can someone save the home of DJ Kool Herc’s 1970s hip hop parties?
The Journal of Urban Typography: “dedicated to the documentation and study of signs, word fragments, and typography created with utilitarian intent in urban environments.”
City Building Through Art: examining the impact of the ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, MI.
Luxury Apartments Named after Old Factories: checking out a trend in authentrification.
A More Perfect Union: fun with maps.
K Studio is a mother-daughter studio based in Grand Rapids, MI, which focuses on sustainable materials [and super-cute pillow designs!].