Space Lab challenges One Summer Chicago’s “Everyone Can Code” students to solve a community crisis using empathetic design and collaborative strategy.
Space Lab sits down with Colectivo Amorfa, a dynamic duo keeping things real in rural Southern Chile. We talk city vs. country dichotomies, false models of "progress" and "development", the failing systems that exploit the earth and the people who live here, and what we should teach our children before it's too late.
Overflow of bodies and creative genius was inevitable at City of Ink's 11th Annual Fundraiser: EXPRESSION.
Reina Gossett on Transgender Storytelling, David France, and the Netflix Marsha P. Johnson Documentary
"Too often, people with resources who already have a platform become the ones to tell the stories of those at the margins." Reina Gossett's op-ed in Teen Vogue describing the events that led to David France using her idea and research in the Netflix documentary Marsha P. Johnson.
Space Lab challenges high school students to invent new systems of renewable energy for their community.
Open Arms, Closed Wallets: How a DC artist pocketed $50K of your tax dollars by stealing a mural design
In Washington DC, art theft happens in the alleys, not just in the museums. One alley in particular, at the Open Arms shelter on 57 O Street NW, Washington, DC, is the site of a crime scene.
Derek Hawkins writes for the Washington Post on a case of a work of art stolen and painted on a wall in Chicago.
Algae: The buzzword these days around biofuel production. Why is the scientific community flocking around this coveted raw material from the sea?
Veteran poet C.C. spitting fire so that those who wage peace can prosper.
Flota de camiones para recoger basura anda a biodiesel de aceite quemado en La Pintana, Santiago (Chile)
Una charla con Juan Flores de la municipalidad de la Pintana, frente al garaje donde él produce el biocombustible a partir de aceites recogidas de la municipalidad en sí.
Una conversación con el Profesor Germán Aroca, uno de los bioquímicos que dirige el Consorcio “BioEnercel” – un iniciativo con la meta de producir bioetanol a partir de la celulosa de madera.
Space Lab brings some fresh activities to inspire youth at Santiago middle school Luís Matte Larraín, guiding students through an original poetry and zine-making workshop.
A chat with Germán Aroca, one of the biochemists behind a government-corporate-university trifecta developing bioethanol from forestry industry waste.
Las algas: una palabra de moda con respecto a la producción de biocombustibles. ¿Porqué se han juntado en masse la comunidad científica acerca de esta preciosa materia prima marina?
A multimedia investigative series tracing the alternative fuel industry in Chile.
As part of a Fulbright-funded research project mapping alternative fuels in Chile, I sat down with the operations manager at the municipality's biodiesel laboratory.
"Send me on my way. You are honey in my palm." A collection of poems published by Joyous Adventure Publications.
Our friend DJ KRYPTK captures and cultivates energy through sound. This week we turned off the speakers and took a stroll to some of our favorite neighborhood spots, whilst KRYPTK dodged in and out of the shadows, never quite disappearing due to her indelible shine.
We spent some delightful hours with MUNDY, a self-described Fire Lion, who expresses creatively through song, dance, words, fashion, and by being a fairy and a cat simultaneously. Here's a small excerpt of our conversation: