PROXIMITY MAGAZINE RELEASES SECOND ISSUE, HOSTS ART PARTY
Proximity Magazine, the Chicago-based arts and culture print publication, will debut its second issue at an art party on September 5th, 2008.
Proximity #2, the Cities Issue, features guides to underrepresented creative hubs around the world, including New Orleans, Helsinki, Kansas City, Jacmel, Milwaukee, Saint-Denis, Seattle, and of course Chicago. There are also full-color artist studio profiles, features on alternative fundraising and renegade artist Renzo Martens, pages of Chicago events reviews, and the debut of two new columns: one on art theory edited by Artforum's Mark Staff Brandl and a literary supplement curated by Mairead Case.
Chicago contributors include Ben Schaafsma (inCUBATE co-founder), Salem Collo-Julin and Brett Bloom (Temporary Services), Zach Plague (featherproof books), Becca Klaver (Switchback Books), Ca...
Just stumbled upon this article in Vital Source, an arts and culture magazine from Milwaukee.
VS: What writers break your heart?
DL: There is this poet named Peggy Munson who just came out with a book, Pathogenesis(Switchback Books). Her words represent something so painful and personal, [so] vivid and poignant. I empathize – and more importantly want to write as profoundly as she does; I want to know myself as sharply as she does. It is truly magnificent and heartbreaking, but not in a sob-story, memoir-bullshit kind of way. It’s completely human and real.