Dean's comic: "but when Lindsay and I looked out across the ocean at midnight..."

“Today in Three Panels” by Dean Mang-Wooley

In which I talk to Dean, an illustrator, and the creator of Today in Three Panels, and we discuss the thin membrane between private and public moments…


Self portraits of Robert Mapplethorpe

Art and the politics machine: Imagine Our Parks

In which Sherwin reflects on how artists allow us to question what is politics, what is shared space, and what is community…


A oainting of geometric shapes that are coloured grey and purple, with white between the shapes

The failure of “Movements in Art Since 1945”

Stories of history, and art history, are too important to be left to the colonial, white, patriarchal views of of a few…


A variety of images and panels by Lumberjanes

Friendship to the Max! A Review of Lumberjanes!

I recently discovered Lumberjanes, a comic published by Boom! Box, an offshoot of Boom! Studios. I strongly recommend …


Making 5 by 5 Videos

The rules are pretty simple. Create a 25 second video with 5 five-second clips, using only natural sound. To my surprise, I found these constraints liberating…