Monday, December 15, 2008


Hey there potential contributors:
Our deadline for issue #004 is February 7. Contact or for writer's guidelines.

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Our new website is up!

Ian Whitmore, website stylist of the stars, has created and it is now live.

At the moment it contains content from the magazine. In the future it will also feature our Studios project and other exclusive on-line content, as well as Proximity Buddy, a guide to cultural events in Chicago.

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Proximity #003 Release Party

Friday, December 12, 2008, 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
At The Post Family's Family Room (1821 W Hubbard St #202)

The release party is this Friday, December 12th, from 7pm-midnight at the Family Room (1821 W Hubbard). Tickets are $5 at the door, or $10 for a drink, and a copy of the new issue.

We'll have a video by Jenni Rope, the Second World Premiere of the Dave the Lightbulb Man Show (... in SPACE), and art by the Post Family Collective as well as Sonnenzimmer, Sighn, Delicious Design League, Matt Siber, and Johan Salhus. Plus readings by James Kennedy, Erika
Mikkalo, and Chris Estey (as covered by Jerry Boyle).

See you!

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Proximity Issue #003 released in Miami

While the economy turns, we do too, by going south for one week to release Proximity magazine # 3 to the Art fags in Miami. Visit our table at NADA Art Fair.

Please pick up a copy if you are in Miami.
It will be at our little booth/table December 3 - 7th, 2008 at The Ice Palace, 1400 North Miami Avenue.

Issue #003 Contributors:
Sarah Black, Mark Staff Brandl, Matt Briggs, Brett Bloom and Salem Collo-Julin, W. Keith Brown, Salome Chasnoff, Chris Estey, Heidi Estey, James Ewert Jr., Folger's Coffee, Ellen Forney, Sarah Galvin, Aron Gent, Justin Goh, Amanda Gutierrez, Rachel Hewitt, Robin Hewlett, Rod Hunting, Renay Kerkman, Corinna Kirsch, Lilly Lampe, Nicolas Lampert, Nate Lee, Erika Mikkalo, Aay Preston-Myint, Laurie Palmer, Mary Patten, Laura Pearson, Zach Plague, Mike Pocious (Art Fag), Jon Pounds, David Reed, Laurie Jo Reynolds, Alex Robins, Matt Siber, Abigail Satinsky, Daniel St. George II, Rebeeca Smeyne, David Sommers, Ben Speckmann, Bert Stabler, Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, Daniel Tucker, Emily Warner, Charlie Vinz, Rebecca

Also featuring:

Space Profiles of: Kunst and Complex, Team Lump, No Coast, Space 1026, and Mutherland

Studio Profiles of:
David Lyle, Sighn, Delicious Design League, Sonnenzimmer, and John Salhus

Artist Portfolios of:
Lora Fosberg, Jenni Rope, Montgomery Perry Smith, Alex Lucas, and the Exquisite City.

Artist Portfolio Spreads from #003

Some Studios

Spreads from Issue #003