Kunci Residency

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Bek is currently in Yogyakarta Indonesia collaborating with Acong from the Library at Kunci – a cultural studies and practice based research space run by a bunch of independent artists and scholars. Acong… Continue reading

Shadow Libraries | e-flux

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    Lawrence Liang in praise of small press and small personal collections. “Yet strangely when I think of libraries it is rarely the New York public library that comes to mind even… Continue reading

Alternative Press Centre / AREA, Chicago

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Before leaving Chicago, Bek & I dropped by the Alternative Press Centre for a meeting with Daniel Tucker, founder & ex-publisher of AREA Chicago, an awesome biannual newspaper of Chicago-specific art/research/education/activism. AREA is… Continue reading

Free Books! Have a look!

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Newspaper box on sidewalk in Chicago converted into a free book exchange. Nice.

Read/Write Library, Chicago

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Yesterday The Librarium had its first OS public outing at Chicago’s own awesome Read/Write Library (formerly the Chicago Underground Library) – fearless pioneers of a new model for “open, location-specific archiving of independent… Continue reading

Marginalia: Little Libraries in the Urban Margins

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Cute article on mini libraries by Shannon Mattern in ‘Places’ journal.

The Prelinger Library, San Francisco

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Yesterday I met with Megan Shaw Prelinger and Rick Prelinger at the Prelinger Library, an incredible ‘appropriation-friendly’ and idiosyncratic archive (over 40,000 books, periodicals, printed ephemera and government documents), nestled in the outskirts… Continue reading

Ampersand Magazine: The Fade

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Video Vortex Reader: Responses to YouTube

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Edge of Elsewhere

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