Our friends at Poketo have the details: From April 24th to May 15th, “Los Angeles I’m Yours” transforms Space 15Twenty Gallery into a living art market. Filled with an eclectic mix of found objects, these vintage pieces are given new … Continue reading
We are delighted to announce our latest collaboration! This week, Significant Objects will publish five stories in collaboration with The Believer, the literary magazine that “puts out a welcome mat for pluralism and wide-eyed curiosity,” as The New York Times … Continue reading
“Object Whisperer” artist Shana Moulton, performances driven by “thrift store and gift shop finds.” http://bit.ly/bAzOCQ. via @emlegendary # David Shields (one of our v1 contributors) has a really interesting review of Ander Monson’s “Vanishing Point” in NYT http://nyti.ms/cXFNmS # Kate … Continue reading
Over at our sister site, HiLobrow, Patrick Cates has announced a third micro-fiction contest. The theme: TELEPATHY. The deadline for submissions is 9p.m. EST on Sunday, April 25., so act fast! THE GUIDELINES: No more than 250 words. Only one … Continue reading
I teased this last week — and now it’s here! We’re really excited to announce the latest S.O. team-up, resulting in thoroughly affordable art, and another way to support v3 beneficiary Girls Write Now. The prints you see on this … Continue reading
Three pieces of exciting news: 1. Our friends over at Electric Literature dropped a line to let us know they have created “mini-book of our Significant Objects on the iPhone. It’s free content, and the app is free.” How cool … Continue reading
First public reading from an iPad? May be @jimhanas reading a Significant Objects story! http://bit.ly/b02m8z # In a new Slate series, James Sturm is giving up the Web for 4 months. Sturm collaborated with Sig Obj, we dig him! http://slate.me/bdGVe9 … Continue reading
Chen Karlsson is a Scandinavian-Asian homeware company. This post was on the blog Junkculture yesterday.
We’ve hinted at various cool stuff that we’re up to that’s in the offing and that we can’t quite share details about yet. And now we’re doing it again! But listen: You must have heard about 20×200 by now — … Continue reading
From the MediaBistro blog Unbeige, on April 5: Here’s the Saved by Droog site.
[Editors’ note: This week Jim Shepard, Scarlett Thomas, Ron Currie Jr., Helen DeWitt, and Matt Brown will give Significance to objects picked out for and donated to us by Paola Antonelli, senior curator of architecture and design for the Museum … Continue reading
Intelligent life on “Who is the best-dressed person in fiction?” http://bit.ly/ci3ayX # Our Egg Whisk + Sari Cunningham Story (http://bit.ly/bGlLFr) is the latest from our @fictionaut group… # In @The_Rumpus, S.O. contributor @NicholasRombes has a column analyzing a film by … Continue reading
So, time for an update on where we stand on Significant Objects v3 — and a preview of what’s still to come. Yesterday we closed the 25th auction (Tiny Jar of Mayonnaise + Rick Moody Story, part of our Electric … Continue reading
A while back we added the second object to our Fictionaut Group, where any member of Fictionaut’s vast and thriving writer/reader community could have a go at making it Significant. The object was an Egg Whisk. We got a great … Continue reading
Tila Tequila’s garage sale — very telling. Here’s a person who obviously has never invested any object with narrative significance.
The auctions on our five-story team-up with Electric Literature will conclude this week, starting with the one for Toy Car + Marisa Silver Story, which ends today. We were really excited about this batch of stories, and we’re pleased to … Continue reading
Objects that are significant because they are murder weapons: http://bit.ly/kinNR # What a nice writeup! “Two Great Tastes: Electric Literature and Significant Objects” http://bit.ly/aUS4MY # Books: The Idea: Series of posts on Murketing.com. http://bit.ly/agwula # Geoffrey Ellis photographs of junk/thrift … Continue reading
Check out this New York Magazine slideshow titled “A History of Obama Feigning Interest in Mundane Things.” This sort of thing is the flip side of the Significant Objects Meme! From now on, instead of “More Cowbell,” I want hipsters … Continue reading