Proximity (2008 to present)

Proximity is an award wining periodical dedicated to contemporary art and culture. Its mission is to amplify discourse on local and global art ecology. It serves as a map of artists, collectives and alternative spaces to commercial galleries, museums and universities­ as means of connecting and cultivating sustainable creative communities. Proximity also created the triannual PR newsletter, and the (Con)Temporary Art Guide in 2010 (see below).


Contemporary Art Guide and PR (2010)

The Guide and PR were produced in 2012 to provide a critical guide and resource about Chicago’s art worlds.



Mash Tun Journal

Mash Tun is our paean to craft beer. It follows the pleasures and aesthetics of craft beer and how it intersects with food, culture, and society. Order a copy: underthecounterculture


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The Bridgeport International

The Bridgeport International is a newsletter created by residents of the Bridgeport neighborhood. It serves as hyper local resource about community issues.



Lumpen (1990 – present)

Independent news and culture magazine featuring the work of emerging and established artists and writers. It features features, editorials, interviews, and reviews focused on current events and emerging cultural trends. Published monthly until 1998, it is now quarterly. Order a copy: underthecounterculture


Matériel Magazine
(2010 – present)

Matériel is an award winning art and design annual that features the work of artists, designers, and writers.


Select (2001-2007)

Select magazine was a biannual experimental arts publication highlighting contemporary art from around the world. Each issue was launched at a festival or event.


Public Media Institute