Contexts: Invisible Cities, Invisible Country

Thursday, January 19, 2012

From the ruins of the Pruitt-Igoe housing complex, Saint Louis; Strange Harvest Today we present an entry from Invisible Cities, one of the most heralded works of fabulist…

Read More

Walking and Singing With Martin Luther King

Monday, January 16, 2012

Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King joining The March Against Fear, 1966 The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort…

Read More

What’s The Matter With Iowa: The Oxford Project

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Ben Stoker photographed in The Oxford Project; Peter Feldstein  I love you all. I love Oxford. And I’ll never leave — except in a box.      –…

Read More

iowa 2

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Photograph from The Oxford Project; Peter Feldstein  I love you all. I love Oxford. And I’ll never leave — except in a box.      – Peter Feldstein,…

Read More

To The New Year 2012

Monday, January 2, 2012

From the Foster-Fluharty Farm; Matthew Fluharty from Sabbaths, 2005 VI. I tremble with gratitudefor my children and grandchildrenwho take pleasure in one another. At our dinners together, the…

Read More

4H Royalty: It’s Gonna Be A Rock and Roll Blowout

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Album art from 4H Royalty’s Colossalalia Today I offer this song for folks’ New Year’s Eve revelries: “Rock & Roll Blowout” by 4H Royalty.  Rock & Roll Blowout…

Read More

2012 Preview: Sahel Sounds

Monday, December 19, 2011

Max from Yonta Hande (Pulaar for “New Generation”); Christopher Kirkley, Sahel Sounds [With a new year approaching, The Art of the Rural is pulling back on the reins…

Read More

Studio H: Designing & Building Skills For Rural Youth

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Studio H students, at the grand opening of the Windsor Farms Market Today we feature an “In Brief” report on an inspiring project that we will discuss in…

Read More

In Brief: Regional Relationships

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Two aspects of A Map Without Boundaries; Regional Relationships Today we will introduce some work that we will be covering in greater detail soon: the Regional Relationships project….

Read More

Frybread: In Film, Art, Architecture, And Beyond

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Photograph by Visible Narrative, from RPM’s Frybread Stand flickr gallery Revolutions Per Minute: Indigenous Music Culture is a relatively new site that’s offering a wealth of news on…

Read More