Chris and I just finished an excellent research trip to Chicago, IL. We were there for the blizzard so we missed a lot of our planned activities but still managed to do some good work. We spent time at the Art Institute of Chicago looking at the Joseph Cornell collection. We also spent a lot of time with new collaborator Nathan Ruyle conceiving the look, feel and mechanics of Uthopia Parkway. Luckily Nathan was snowed in THREE extra days so we had his captive attention.
A few very important thank yous:
To Links Hall, NPN and Marwen for making the trip possible through the NPN Community Fund Grant. Special thanks for Roell for all her work on the details.
To the beautiful and amazingly hospitable Pam Crutchfield for housing us, including many snow bound meetings and endless Ruby running around.
To Chuck Thurow for a wonderful dinner party (and delicous food.)
And a very special thanks to Lindy Bergman for her time, stories and wonderful collection of art.
As always thanks to Chris for being such an inspiring collaborator.