Monthly Archives: August 2009

Liza Ryan – SPILL

Some shots of the recently published catalog that I designed for the Liza Ryan – SPILL show are now up in the Plazm portfolio. It was truly great to collaborate with artist Liza Ryan and Cooley Gallery curator Stephanie Snyder … Continue reading

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McCatering to the Races

McDonald’s Corporation has recently launched a couple of websites specifically targeted to African American and Asian American audiences. In the misguided marketing effort category, I’m lovin’ this as the winner. Note the catchy site names. 365black.commyinspirasian.com — plazm blog has … Continue reading

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New Oregon Interview Series: BOOKS

The New Oregon Interview Series continues with its third installment: Books! Nora Robertson interviews writers Monica Drake, Plazm editor Jon Raymond, & Ben Moorad atUrban Grind East, 2214 NE Oregon StreetWed, August 26th, doors at 6 pm.7 to 9 pm … Continue reading

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Portland Stock

Portland loves art… and using talk and art as an excuse to do our actual favorite things: eat and drink. So! Portland Stock steps in with a lovely idea. Artists send in proposals for a “grant,”which is on display at … Continue reading

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MIT Persona Project

Personas is a component of the Metropath(ologies) exhibit, currently on display at the MIT Museum by the Sociable Media Group from the MIT Media Lab. Personas sees how the internet sees “you”—or at least your name. How important are digital … Continue reading

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Paper Cuts are Fun

The Seed from Johnny Kelly on Vimeo. — plazm blog has moved to http://blog.plazm.com — — plazm design studio: www.plazm.com — — plazm magazine & blog are now published by new oregon arts & letters: www.neworegon.org —

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Back in the Day, Plazm posters 1991-94

1Plazm magazine was founded in 1991 as an artist resource. In the early years we held live music events with bands like Crackerbash, Dead Moon, Hazel, Pond, and The Spinanes, raising funds for our fledgling magazine, and shipped magazines from … Continue reading

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The Creepiness: Staffmaker

You can now pay to use this web application to create your own representative company avatar/online personality to talk to folks in Japanese while visiting your website. Bizarro- especially the Actionscript head wobble and weird facial distortion when they talk. … Continue reading

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Tussle – Invisible Cities

— plazm blog has moved to http://blog.plazm.com — — plazm design studio: www.plazm.com — — plazm magazine & blog are now published by new oregon arts & letters: www.neworegon.org —

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Hannah Stouffer Plazm Thread V-Neck Now Available

Check out this crazy, layered prehistoric contemporary creature. And it comes on a V-neck! As with all Plazm Thread shirts, when they are gone, they are gone. Subscribe now and receive this + five other shirts including original works from … Continue reading

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