mas context is organizing the fourth edition of mas context : analog, our one-day event of talks, exhibitions, and an onsite pop-up bookstore in chicago. the event is hosted by the joinery.
mas context : analog will gather a group of emerging and established practitioners within the field of design who will discuss their work based on four proposed themes: food, institution, music, and prototype. the event will include talks by artists, curators, architects, photographers, graphic designers, and industrial designers.
speakers include charles adler (center for lost arts), jessica charlesworth (parsons & charlesworth), judith de jong (architect), sean lally (architect), marcia lausen (studio/lab), angee lennard (spudnik press cooperative), matthew messner (architect’s newspaper), molly meyer (the roof crop), tim parsons (parsons & charlesworth), john pobojewski (thirst), aaron rodgers (homeroom), and alisa wolfson (leo burnett department of design).
the event also includes 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.
mas context : analog also includes an onsite pop-up bookstore featuring books by speakers and other designers. the talks will be followed by a party.
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