Earth Cabinet Final Update

This is my final blog post as an Earth Cabinet Intern at the Institute. Most of the known samples of earth that exist here have been put...

Library Update

Some of my fondest memories from my childhood have been in libraries. Libraries are quite magical places, simultaneously silent and yet...

Earth Cabinet Update

Earth comes in all different shapes, colors, sizes, and textures — Earth is a place: the planet on which I live, but it is also the word...

Summertime at the ICI

The Institute would like to send a warm welcome to our new interns for summer 2014, April Zhang and Britney Ko, who will be working on...

Greetings!

Hello! My name is April Zhang and its my second day here at the ICI. I am excited to be the new Archivist intern and to be building the...

Hello!

Today is my second day inside the ICI and my first day as an Earth Cabinet Intern. I feel excited and maybe a little jittery from...

Spring Fellow Hello

Hello, my name is Dola Baroni. I am the new editorial fellow here at the Institute. I am an artist specializing in movement, performance,...

The Meaning of Colors: BLUE

Blue is the most common favorite color of people worldwide. It is often associated with the sky, oceans, water, ice, cold, peace,...

A Clarion Call

For those of us who are part of artist-run organizations, the last decade has been a difficult one. Like everyone else, we have suffered...

The Meaning of Colors: GREEN

The color green is universally associated with nature, but can also be tied to luck, energy, fertility, springtime, wealth, envy and in...

A Warm Goodbye.

In this moment I find myself saying goodbye to an organization whose people, space and mentality represent a remarkably unique pocket of...

Busy Bees

Summer is in full force upon us now and here at the ICI we’re gearing up for a season of productivity. In an age of multi-tasking and...

Quandaries and Quagmires

I have come to understand that this type of archival/library work can at times be challenging in ways that have previously been...

A Time for Learning

The summer is near, you can smell it coming, and I find myself startled at the notion that I’ve been interning at ICI for nearly two...

A Frenzied Handsome Hello.

Greetings fellow inquirers. My name is Alyssa Loera and I am new to the Institute of Cultural Inquiry. Over the next little while I’ll be...

Happy Birthday

The Institute celebrated its 18th year as a non-profit organization on December 20, 2012. Happy Birthday Institute.

As times passes onwards…

As another December 1st event has come to pass, and the last major ICI event for the year winds to an end, I am left to reflect on the...

Endings and Beginnings

For the past few weeks I have been working on the finishing touches of the redesign of the library. I’ve been working hard to place all...

Signing Out

My time at the Institute has come to a close in what has been an interesting few weeks. After returning from Telluride Film Festival’s...