Issue 7


Cover by Jack Henrie Fisher and Andrew Clark

Information is all around us. We produce it and consume it constantly. We process it, visualize it and immediately discard it. Inevitably, our everyday life revolves around information. For these reasons, we talked to those leading the pack with their ideas and work. We wanted to know the opportunities, challenges, trends and mistakes of the so-called Information Age. Digest your new set of information.

Mas issue information cover opening
Mas issue information cover opening

Meaningful Information

Issue introduction by Iker Gil, editor in chief of MAS Context

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The Data City

Essay by Richard Prouty, writer and author of the blog One-Way Street

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The Architecture of Information

Information compiled by MAS Context

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Intuitive Design

Andrew Clark and Iker Gil interview Naoto Fukasawa on the occasion of his lecture and exhibition in Chicago hosted by Luminaire

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Depicting Patterns

Visualizations by Aaron Koblin, artist and technology lead of Google’s Creative Lab

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Making Visible the Invisible

Iker Gil interviews interactive media artist George Legrady

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Photography, Information, and Meaning

Essay by Jörg M. Colberg, editor and founder of Conscientious, a website dedicated to contemporary fine-art photography

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It’s Not Information Overload. It’s Filter Failure

Clay Shirky explains the challenge of the always evolving information: the filtering process

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Information and the Reluctant Image

Iker Gil interviews artist Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle

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Lines of Reading

Artwork by Jack Henrie Fisher, graphic designer and design research at Jan Van Eyck Academie in Maastricht, The Netherlands

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Discontented, or the Pursuit of Content in a Format Age

Essay by Mimi Zeiger, writer and founder of the architecture zine and blog loud paper

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Spaces for Architectural Discourse and the Unceasing Labor of Blogging

Essay by Javier Arbona, writer and PhD candidate in geography with a background in architecture and urbanism

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Artwork and text by artist Nick Gentry