Letter From the Editors
The editors respond to this month’s F Question and
give our thoughts on diversity.
F News Question
The school community takes on (or doesn’t take on)
WEB SPECIAL PHOTO ESSAY
Police Presence Overwhelms Peaceful Protesters
Images and brief conversations from the Trans Atlantic Business Dialogue protests of November 7, 2002
Addressing the World from the
Midwest: An Interview With Iraqi-born Artist Wafaa Bilal
Wafaa Bilal explains his video installation “Al
Qaeda R Us.”
The Riddles of Verse Magazine:
A Contemporary Magazine Looks for the Experimental
Andrew Zawacki discusses his poetry publication and tells
us why poetry is still alive.
How Many Miles Must We March?
Photographs documenting an anti-war protest in Washington,
Not Yo Momma’s Comic Strip
Cartoonist Aaron McGruder tackles race, politics, and
bad hair days
That was Now, This is Then: The
Art of McDermott and McGough
McDermott and McGough live in the 19th century.
An Evening with Guillermo del Toro: Mexican Filmmaker
Lives for His Movies
The director explains his process and inspiration.
Not-for-Profit Painting: BareWalls
Brings in Scholarship Money
This annual fundraiser gives F a chance to talk to alumni.
Interpreting the Roger Brown Collection
SAIC students research and curate items from Brown’s home and studio.
Achoo! Is it a cold, or is it
Tips on staying healthy during the Chicago Winter
Letter to the Editor
School News Briefs
Commentaries:Your Daily Dose of Diversity
Texas and Chicago Aren’t as Far Apart as You Think
Chechnya and the War on Terrorism
Seeking Truth in the Ordinary
An Interview with Chicago Artist Jerry Bleem
The Best of the Worst in Advertising.
Voices: A Fly Spy at AIC
A student’s frustrations with the walls and security of the Art Institute
Do the Un-safety Dance to the New World Disorder.
Art or Idiocy?
Vito Acconci is in need of a good revisioning.
The Art Bin
The Getty Museum and London’s National gallery should
slip on a banana peel.
The third installation of our sci-fi series.
What you should do over winter break.
Formally Defining the Late Renaissance
A look at the Art Institute of Chicago’s The Medici:
Michelangelo and the Art of Late Renaissance Florence.
Facing the Art Party
Juan Munoz embraces human expression.
Caught Up in the Past
A review of Tim O’Brien’s latest novel, July