Chuck Anderson: First Breath

This new print from the enterprising Chuck Anderson looks like a dreamy California apocalypse. Anderson composites photos of buildings, trees, and fire, layering photoshop light tricks to tie it all together. $30 from NP and Co. Related entries: Chuck Anderson, Chuck Anderson: Godlike, and Chuck Anderson, 6 Questions.

Semi-Permanent Recap

After two days in a darkened hall watching a near-constant stream of images and a diverse speaker lineup, my brain started confusing music videos with dreams and vainly tried to come up with the common thread in Semi-Permanent. Tying it all together (props to the planners for the choice), the over-caffeinated concluding speaker, Joshua Davis took the stage. His talk, centered around the concept of …

Chuck Anderson, 6 Questions

Twenty year-old wunderkind Chuck Anderson only briefly stumbles when asked for his job title. He explains, "If I say I don't like to have one, I sound like I'm trying to be cool," settling for artist-slash-illustrator over designer. The midwestern mix of sincerity and self-awareness is typical from this Chicago suburbs-based upstart, the first male in four generations of Anderson lineage who's not a clergyman. …