Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine September 2011

 

Goodwill Mission

The designer Sami Hayek travels to remote villages in Mexico, engaging with local artisans to create a stunning new collection—
and help preserve a way of life.

The Other Memorials: The Poignant, Ephemeral Posters of 9/11

After the 9/11 attacks, DIY and ad hoc monuments sprung up across the city. A decade later, these unofficial memorials remain with us like scar tissue.

While the official memorializaton of 9/11 lurched forward in an often messy public process, DIY and ad hoc monuments sprung up across the city. Many remain today as raw, unfiltered expressions of a grieving community.

Endless Talk

A new exhibition explores the great flow of information traveling between physical places and electronic ones.

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