Marginalia, Graduate Blog

Experiments in Awesome

by Jennifer Ligaya

The midpoint of this second semester brought us here. We had been pushed and pulled in more directions than we knew were possible. I never expected it. Here’s what I …

Experiments in Awesome

The midpoint of this second semester brought us here. We had been pushed and pulled in more directions than we knew were possible. I never expected it. Here’s what I …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Jennifer Ligaya, jennifer.ligaya@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Alumni Spotlight: J. Johari Palacio

by Jennifer Ligaya

I was honored to have had the opportunity to chat with Interdisciplinary Arts MA alum J. Johari Palacio, Perpetual Rebel, about becoming, being, and looking into the future as an …

Alumni Spotlight: J. Johari Palacio

I was honored to have had the opportunity to chat with Interdisciplinary Arts MA alum J. Johari Palacio, Perpetual Rebel, about becoming, being, and looking into the future as an …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Jennifer Ligaya, jennifer.ligaya@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Attention…A Tension

by Jennifer Ligaya

It has come to my attention, that I must pay more attention…to details, to time, to emotions, to my resistance, to my most open place, my open spaces…That’s the key …

Attention…A Tension

It has come to my attention, that I must pay more attention…to details, to time, to emotions, to my resistance, to my most open place, my open spaces…That’s the key …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Jennifer Ligaya, jennifer.ligaya@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

How’s Grad School?

by Jennifer Ligaya

“Yeah, that really did just happen…” Those will be the words that I think I’ll have to take with me to sum up my first full week of grad school …

How’s Grad School?

“Yeah, that really did just happen…” Those will be the words that I think I’ll have to take with me to sum up my first full week of grad school …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Jennifer Ligaya, jennifer.ligaya@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

When in the Belly of the Beast…*Breathe*

by Marie Cisco

These last few weeks have been incredible, scary, and challenging. I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect or how to enter the work we were being asked to explore, but what …

When in the Belly of the Beast…*Breathe*

These last few weeks have been incredible, scary, and challenging. I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect or how to enter the work we were being asked to explore, but what …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Marie Cisco, cisco@mpaact.org
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Here We Go Again..

by Dustin Seelinger

It has begun. Semester number two at Columbia College Chicago. It has been a long break, but now it’s time to get back to work. I am taking three classes …

Here We Go Again..

It has begun. Semester number two at Columbia College Chicago. It has been a long break, but now it’s time to get back to work. I am taking three classes …

Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts MFA Dustin Seelinger, dustin.seelinger@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Packer Shopf Show Review

by Dustin Seelinger

I recently went to my first exhibition since moving over to the city. The experience was awesome. It was amazing being able to go to a show in Chicago without …

Packer Shopf Show Review

I recently went to my first exhibition since moving over to the city. The experience was awesome. It was amazing being able to go to a show in Chicago without …

Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts MFA Dustin Seelinger, dustin.seelinger@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Finally, a Little Closer to Home…

by Dustin Seelinger

As you all know, I just gave up my status of long-distance-commuter and am settling into a new town. New town, new beginnings. This time around, the town is Oak …

Finally, a Little Closer to Home…

As you all know, I just gave up my status of long-distance-commuter and am settling into a new town. New town, new beginnings. This time around, the town is Oak …

Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts MFA Dustin Seelinger, dustin.seelinger@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Why I Chose Columbia College Chicago

by Dustin Seelinger

Hot off the heels of my last entry that talked about my experience with Graduate Preview Days, I thought that I would spend this post talking about why I chose …

Why I Chose Columbia College Chicago

Hot off the heels of my last entry that talked about my experience with Graduate Preview Days, I thought that I would spend this post talking about why I chose …

Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts MFA Dustin Seelinger, dustin.seelinger@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Chicago Sightseeing (Part 3): So Long, Logan Square

by Mike St. John

To close this sightseeing tour, I want to point out the pleasures of one particular neighborhood of a very ‘hood-centric city like Chicago. Namely, Logan Square — my place of …

Chicago Sightseeing (Part 3): So Long, Logan Square

To close this sightseeing tour, I want to point out the pleasures of one particular neighborhood of a very ‘hood-centric city like Chicago. Namely, Logan Square — my place of …

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Mike St. John, chadrikosuave@aol.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605