Plazm Magazine: Documenting Creative Culture Since 1991
Plazm is a magazine of design, art, and culture with worldwide distribution. Founded by artists as a creative resource, the magazine is now published by the nonprofit New Oregon Arts & Letters.Order Plazm #30 now.
The Past, Present and Future of the Political Poster
Lincoln Cushing has spent the better part of his career making and
preserving historic posters. Cushing has published three books about
poster art; Revolucion! Cuban Poster Art and Chinese Posters:
Art from the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution. Much of his
renowned archival work was done with a collection of Cuban political
posters from the 1960s to the 1980s.
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Iggy Pop: "Our Gods Are Assholes"Iggy faxed in this correspondence after an interview with Joshua Berger in 1995. The interview follows, with an illustration by Joe Sorren. We printed the rant exactly as it arrived in the pages of Plazm #5.
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Photography series and interview examining the culture of violence in Finland.
Storm Tharp: Arrangement in Flesh and Black
Stephanie Snyder, director of the Cooley on Storm's recent body of work.
Christina Seeley: Lux
A photographic mapping of the most brightly illuminated — and industrialized regions on the planet. More>>
Every Page of Plazm
Fifteen years of blood, sweat, and tears can be viewed in under an hour. Check it out.
In Conversation With Emigre
Rudy VanderLans in conversation with Plazm.
PDX Music Memory
In Plazm 29, we took a stab at documenting the scene. A by no means definitive effort.
Beth Urdang conducts an interview, and we publish photographs made by Mr. Byrne for Plazm #15.
Timeline of Dissent
The twentieth century saw nearly constant war and nearly constant
protest of war. Plazm assembles a timeline of dissent.
Yoko Ono Interview Plazm's Joshua Berger interviews Yoko Ono about creative visualization, music, and the future.More>>
Out of Hand: an Interview with Leonard Peltier
Imprisoned since 1976, Peltier continues to thrive as a writer,
painter, and member of AIM.
Out of Darkness: DIN and the Mythic Power of Type
Rarely is typography viewed as part of an organic process of evolution...
Listening to OMD with Stephin Merritt
The musician behind the Magnetic Fields narrates OMD's Architecture and Morality.
Reversible Destiny: the Architecture of Arakawa & Madeline Gins
If you barrel down the Grand Neutralizing Parkway in the town of Yoro, Japan, you may safely lose your mind.
Whose Protecting Who?
Editorial by Martha Rosler with illustrations by Raymond Pettibon.