Archinect - News 2017-08-22T16:55:51-04:00 ARCHI-ZINES Exhibition to Launch Nov. 5 / Archinect is Represented (twice)! Paul Petrunia 2011-10-06T18:49:10-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="" width="640" height="441" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The exhibition, curated by Elias Redstone, originated as an online project and showcases 60 architecture magazines, fanzines and journals from over 20 countries. From Australia and Argentina to the UK and USA, these independent publications are reframing how people relate to their built environment &ndash; taking comment and criticism out of just an architectural arena and into everyday life.</p></em><br /><br /><p> We're honored to have both our new <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect News Digest 'zine</a>, as well as <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bracket</a>, included in the upcoming ARCHI-ZINES exhibition at the AA in London.</p> <p> <img alt="" src=""></p> China artist Ai Weiwei 'banned from using Twitter' Archinect 2011-07-12T11:38:00-04:00 >2013-01-28T14:18:52-05:00 <img src="" width="304" height="171" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Mr Ai has already said he cannot talk to the media, and he is not allowed to leave Beijing without permission. He is also reportedly banned from using the microblogging site Twitter. His account has been dormant since April.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Related: <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">check out Archinect's first issue of our new zine, addressing the capture and release of Ai Weiwei</a></p> Archinect Zine #1, AI WEIWEI, newly released!! Archinect 2011-07-06T12:29:00-04:00 >2013-01-28T14:19:07-05:00 <img src="" width="600" height="800" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> We're excited to announce the release of the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">first issue in the Archinect Zine</a>! This is a collaboration between Archinect and our friend Christian Chaudhari's publishing initiative <em>Friction House</em>.</p> <p> <img alt="" src=""></p> <p> Creator and producer of the Archinect Zine is <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Christian Chaudhari</a>, LA-based architect, writer, cultural observer. "Strategically place it anywhere in your house... Impress the mailman, get the chicks (or dudes), stump your professor, or that smart ass friend of yours. The benefits other than knowledge are endless!", he tongue-in-cheek lists some of the Zine's benefits.</p> <p> <img alt="" src=""></p> <p> Christian continues to explain what you can expect in the Zine premiere AI WEIWEI issue:</p> <p> <em>"The most absurd bits of Chinese culture, art news and dissident activism directly or remotely related to Ai Weiwei (crazy awesome Chinese artist who got in a hella lot of trouble with China, in case you live under a rock) printed in this ultra compact, super graphic, mega-bitchin magazine. A collaboration between the aweso...</em></p>