For issue 1, Jenni worked with optical physics scientist Jon Schuller to investigate negative spaces for the transmission of light waves.
Last year Bar published his second book, a collection of illustrations entitled Negative Space. The images employ negative space as a technical tool and to explore what he describes as negative issues.
Noma was interviewed contributing editor Laura Havlin in issue 1.
For issue 2, Zooey selected and captioned her seven “Morning Records for Night Owls and the Faint of Heart.”
For issue 2, she wrote an essay, “The
Vanishing Act,” about leaving New York City for Los Angeles.
For issue 2, Christy reported on the role of chance in our choosing of food.
For issue 1, Christy contributed “-Free Food,” a report about culinary taboo.
For issue 2, Miranda talked to Andi Teran about characters, cats, and coincidences.
For issue 2, Kitty talked to Andi Teran about life in a family band and recording their album, Smoking in Heaven.
Two of Lucy’s roundographs appeared in issue 1.
For issue 2, Peter contributed “Die Zauberlehring,” a collection of works derived from mapping various visual correspondences on composer Gyorgy Ligeti’s printed page.
For issue 2, Mike contributed drawings used in Beginners and talked to Andi Teran about making the film, coincidences, and fireworks.
For issue 2, Hans-Ulrich spoke to Laura Havlin about coincidences in his work.
For issue 1, George selected her favorite book spines from her personal collection.
issue 1 featured an excerpt from George’s In Pursuit of Silence: Listening For Meaning In a World Of Noise and an original essay, “Negative Space and the Pursuit of Silence.”
For issue 1, Peter wrote an assay considering negative space and its influence on his designs.
For issue 2, Laura interviewed artist Wolfe Von Lenkiewicz and curator and critic Hans-Ulrich Obrist.
For issue 1, Laura interviewed graphic designers Noma Bar and Peter Saville.
For issue 2, Andi interviewed filmmakers Miranda July and Mike Mills, and British band Kitty, Daisy and Lewis.
For issue 1, Andi wrote a short story entitled “The Space Between Lines.”