Dec 16, 2015



~Historical contexts

~How we document our lives

~Our culture in a digital age

~Translation between language & artistic mediums

All this & more is in MAKE #16: The ARCHIVE issue!

Come to Sector 2337 on Wednesday, December 16th at 7:00 pm to hear contributors Sooze Lanier, Eileen Mueller (whose untitled image from The Hikers is seen above), Eric Plattner, and Bill Savage read/perform/discuss their works–all of which use photos/images/visual elements–for this issue.

Click here for the Facebook event page.


SOOZE LANIER is a writer and maniac living in Chicago. Her debut collection of short stories, The Game We Play, was published by Curbside Splendor in 2014. Lanier’s work can also be found in Annalemma, Hobart, The Spoiler’s Hand and elsewhere.

EILEEN MUELLER studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work has been featured at Higher Pictures in New York, NY; The Pitch Project in Milwaukee, WI; the OSU Urban Arts Space in Columbus, OH; the Museum of Contemporary Photography and at the Andrew Rafacz Gallery in Chicago.

ERIC PLATTNER lives & walks in Chicago. He’s already missing the next lost thing.

BILL SAVAGE teaches Chicago history, literature, and culture at Northwestern University and the Newberry Library. He believes that Daniel Burnham is overrated, while Edward Brennan is underrated. He is at work on a book about Chicago’s street grid. Savage is a lifelong resident of Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood

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