Articles by Jacquelyn Gleisner

Praxis Makes Perfect

Top 10 Memes of Occupy Wall Street

Praxis Makes Perfect

Top 10 Memes of Occupy Wall Street

Praxis Makes Perfect columnist Jacqueline Gleisner shows how internet media helped define the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | F for Fre$h: Beverly Fre$h on Artist Grants

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | F for Fre$h: Beverly Fre$h on Artist Grants

F stands for Fre$h. Beverly Fre$h, that is. Artist, performer, rap star, and former corporate graphic designer, Mr. Fre$h found his first flicker of fame when he was included in …

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | Hustling with Jennifer Catron and Paul Outlaw

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | Hustling with Jennifer Catron and Paul Outlaw

“All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.” -Aristotle “Most artists work all the time, they do actually, especially good artists, they work all the time, what else is there …

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | End-troducing

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | End-troducing

“What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.” – T. S. Eliot “We …

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | “Feet on the Ground, Head in the Clouds”

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | “Feet on the Ground, Head in the Clouds”

In the Deer Forest “Hi, my name is Peter. Do you want to find out why?” With these words, I became acquainted with Katja Tukiainen. In the back room at …

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Open Enrollment | In Poor Taste,* Lunch with Jani Leinonen

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | In Poor Taste,* Lunch with Jani Leinonen

I was waiting in line to buy a movie ticket when I heard the news: Jani Leinonen had been incarcerated. Conversations with my Finnish friends in the previous weeks had …

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Open Enrollment: An Ordinary Day

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment: An Ordinary Day

At 7:30 am, the alarm clock on my Nokia cell phone rouses me from sleep. In preparation of the minus double-digit weather, I layer like a Renaissance oil painting —two …

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Open Enrollment: An Afternoon with Miina Äkkijyrkkä

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment: An Afternoon with Miina Äkkijyrkkä

As if I am perched above on a watchtower, I am peering out the window of Café Java in the Lasipalatsi plaza with my friend and Finnish translator, Marjukka. The …

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Open Enrollment: Artists Are Like Rats

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment: Artists Are Like Rats

“We live in an age where the artist is forgotten. He is a researcher. I see myself that way.” — David Hockney Sometime in the afternoon on the second day …