Archizines, an exhibition of contemporary, small architectural magazines from around the world, is on view at Storefront for Art and Architecture through June 9. The traveling show includes a range of small, ‘experiemental’ publications, from the always entertaining Evil People in Modernist Homes In Popular Films and Fresh Meat, to the more ephemeral New City Reader and Another Pamphlet, and even some hi-fi productions such as CLOG, Beyond, and Volume. In conjunction with the exhibition was a two day symposium April 20 and 21, addressing this unique sliver of the publishing industry and surveying its present and future relevance.
Each publication was given approximately 15 minutes to give a ‘manifesto,’ which usually came in the form of a description of the publication’s mission statement, or a description of a particular issue. The editors were grouped into categories, which organized the two days into five sessions. Friday night the themes were ‘medium’ and ‘speed,’ while Saturday, the talks focused on ‘history,’ ‘crisis,’ and ‘desire.’ Saturday also included a conversation between Elias Redstone, curator of Archizines and Craig Buckley, Beatriz Colomina and Urtzi Grau, members of the curatorial team of Clip Stamp Fold, an exhibition about the radical architecture of little magazines that was presented at Storefront in 2007.
Source: Archizines LIVE! at Storefront for Art and Architecture: Architect’s Newspaper
We will have an Archizines LIVE! in Barcelona on May 3.2012 organized by Quaderns + Otrascosasdevillarrosas
Quaderns es la revista del Colegio de Arquitectos de Cataluña
Quaderns is the journal of the Association of Architects of Catalonia