A Word from Wendy

As 2020 draws to a close, we will look back on the year as we do at the end of each year and reflect on its highs and lows. But 2020 has become its own hashtag- worthy term standing for so much more than just 365 days. It was a presidential election year in which more...

A Word from Vivek

At some point early in the last decade, I was introduced to a plumber named George from Los Angeles.  He said he needed some help licensing a piece of film to a production team interested in using it in a documentary.  George explained that on the evening of March 3,...

On Our Radar: Xaviera Simmons

[INTERVIEWER] You obtained your BFA in 2004 from Bard College and completed the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Independent Study Program in Studio Art in 2005.  I think it's safe to say that you've been a prolific artist who has consistently been making work since...

15 Records I Love

I really enjoy listening to music on vinyl.  I don't, however, listen to just anything on a turntable.  There are certain kinds of rhythm driven music that I prefer listening to only on vinyl.  It's impossible to select my favorites.  I don't even own many of my...

IP News: Not So Patently Obvious

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, innovators have been volunteering their creativity to come up with ingenious new ways of combatting the spread of the disease. And top of the list of potential tech-based solutions is 3D printing. Long heralded as a cheaper,...

A Firm Grip: Liz Austermuehle

What happens when you cross your curiosity with our openness and transparency? An insightful little interview with one of our team members, that’s what. Ok, Liz Austermuehle, let’s pretend for everyone at home that I don’t know you. This is literally, honestly the...

On Our Radar

To quote the sociologist Raymond Williams, “culture is ordinary.” At least, it is for us (we love it!) But in extraordinary times, culture does extraordinary things. Like shifting itself online during the lockdown. While online art galleries and concerts are nothing...