There’s a really great account of the triumphant public debut of the Significant Objects, at The Strand on July 10 over on Electric Literature’s Outlet blog, and maybe we’ll say more on that later. But today, we need to take … Continue reading →
We’ve sent out another check today. Earlier, Significant Objects chose Girls Write Now to receive all proceeds from one of our “volumes” of stories and auctions. We were thrilled to donate over $1,700 to this worthy organization. But today’s check … Continue reading →
A donation from Significant Objects authors to 826 National. Continue reading →
Last week, Fantagraphics sent us advance copies of Significant Objects, the book. That is to say, the gorgeous book that is bursting at the seams with 100 stories that first appeared on this website! Plus our (semi-)scholarly analysis of the … Continue reading →
In a recent Design Observer post, Rick Poynor visits Istanbul’s Museum of Innocence, founded in April of this year by Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk, and flatteringly describes it as “a fabulously extended example of Rob Walker and Joshua Glenn’s ‘Significant … Continue reading →
Paul Lukas’s “Show-and-Tell” is exactly what it sounds like. Continue reading →
“We create the value in things. It’s the act of conferring that makes things valuable.” Continue reading →
Types of significant object… Continue reading →
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The elevator pitch: Significant Objects meets “Breaking Up With Shannen Doherty.” Continue reading →
Check this out: Inspired by the work of Significant Objects … and how they got that way, Grade 11 students (ELA 20-1) from Wm. E. Hay High School are embarking upon a journey of their own to see where it … Continue reading →
The Brooklyn-based Proteus Gowanus gallery recently announced an exhibition on “The Migration of Objects.” Continue reading →
From the March 21 (2011) New Yorker.
Bruce Sterling (@bruces) 9/22/11 12:40 PM http://t.co/1vFi6Ev *People are always claiming they’ll archive a dead creative website, but these guys actually did it.
Readers, as we mentioned in passing recently, this site is going to be quiet for a while, as the Significant Objects team holes up in its secret laboratory facilities to make the final tweaks and arrangements leading up to the … Continue reading →
Readers, as you know, the initial Significant Objects experiment hewed to the strict scientific standards necessary to demonstrate our initial hypothesis: that narrative, even 100% invented narrative, can add measurable value to formerly valueless things. When our project unexpectedly turned … Continue reading →