MAS Context : Analog
Chicago 2017

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On Saturday, October 21, 2017, MAS Context organized the fourth edition of MAS Context : Analog, our one-day event of talks, a film screening, and an onsite pop-up bookstore in Chicago. The event was organized as part of Chicago Design Week and it was hosted at The Joinery.

MAS Context : Analog gathered a group of emerging and established practitioners within the field of design who discussed their work based on four proposed themes: Food, Institution, Prototype, and Music. The event included talks by artists, architects, photographers, graphic designers, industrial designers, soil biogeochemical, and musician.

Speakers included:

Charles Adler (Lost Arts)
Elizabeth Blasius (Blaservations)
Judith De Jong (De Jong Urban Projects)Video of talk
Stewart Hicks (Design With Company)Video of talk
Sean Lally (Architect)
Marcia Lausen (studio/lab)Video of talk
Molly Meyer (The Roof Crop)Video of talk
Tim Parsons and Jessica Charlesworth (Parsons & Charlesworth)
John Pobojewski (Thirst)
Aaron Rodgers (Homeroom) and Angee Lennard (Spudnik Press Cooperative)
Micah Stanley (Lawton Stanley Architects)Video of talk
Alisa Wolfson (Leo Burnett Department of Design)

 

MAS Context : Analog also included the screening of the 2017 short film “Starship Chicago” directed by Nathan Eddy. The documentary focuses on the 1985 State of Illinois Center / James R. Thompson Center designed by architect Helmut Jahn, a remarkable building facing an unknown fate.

 

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Starship Chicago (2017) © Nathan Eddy

 

MAS Context : Analog was proud to be part of Chicago Design Week. Chicago Design Week was a partnership between AIGA Chicago, the Chicago Design Museum, and the Society of Typographic Arts. For more information, please visit www.chicagodesignweek.com

 

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The Joinery, Chicago 2017 © Iker Gil

 

We would like to thank The Joinery for hosting the event, and to the Graham Foundation for their continuous support. And of course, thank you so much to all the presenters and to all of you who attended the event. You can find a few photos of the event below. Photographs by Iker Gil and Enric Turull.

 

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Presentation by Micah Stanley, Chicago, 2017 © Iker Gil

 

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Presentation by Molly Meyer, Chicago, 2017 © Iker Gil

 

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MAS Context : Analog, Chicago, 2017 © Iker Gil

 

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Presentation by Judith De Jong, Chicago, 2017 © Iker Gil

 

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Presentation by Marcia Lausen, Chicago, 2017 © Iker Gil

 

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MAS Context : Analog, Chicago, 2017 © Enric Turull

 

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Presentation by Marcia Lausen, Chicago, 2017 © Iker Gil

 

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Presentation by Elizabeth Blasius, Chicago, 2017 © Iker Gil

 

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Presentation by Elizabeth Blasius, Chicago, 2017 © Enric Turull

 

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Bookstore, Chicago, 2017 © Iker Gil

 

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Bookstore, Chicago, 2017 © Iker Gil

 

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Presentation by Tim Parsons and Jessica Charlesworth, Chicago, 2017 © Iker Gil

 

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Bookstore, Chicago, 2017 © Enric Turull

 

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MAS Context : Analog, Chicago, 2017 © Enric Turull

 

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Presentation by Sean Lally, Chicago, 2017 © Enric Turull

 

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Presentation by Sean Lally, Chicago, 2017 © Enric Turull

 

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Presentation by Charles Adler, Chicago, 2017 © Enric Turull

 

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MAS Context : Analog, Chicago, 2017 © Enric Turull

 

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Presentation by Aaron Rodgers and Angee Lennard, Chicago, 2017 © Enric Turull

 

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Presentation by Alisa Wolfson, Chicago, 2017 © Enric Turull

 

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Bookstore, Chicago, 2017 © Iker Gil

 

MAS Context, a quarterly journal created by MAS Studio, addresses issues that affect the urban context. Each issue delivers a comprehensive view of a single topic through the active participation of people from different fields and different perspectives who, together, instigate the debate.
www.mascontext.com | @MASContext

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