The Sick Muse 11

The Sick Muse 11 is the first issue of the Sick Muse printed on newsprint, in a run of 5000 copies, and distributed for free. In the spirit of its new format, the theme for this issue is "mass media"--how knowledge and art are produced and circulated. With a cover by Mac Blackout and features on OpenTV, Cordoba, Radius, QTs in Bed, Cqqchifruit and Sasha No Disco, and a free double-sided poster in the centerfold. https://issuu.com/thesickmuse/docs/tsm11_full_pdfs

TSM11 Release Party poster by Benjamin Karas

TSM11 Release Party! 3/16/19

Join us this Saturday March 16th to celebrate the release of The Sick Muse #11! RSVP HERE and we'll send you the address for Nude Beach on Saturday! Doors at 8pm / Show at 9pm$8 suggested donationVenue will be wheelchair accessible thanks to Chicago ramp sharing info & forum. Email sickmuse.chi@gmail.com for questions about accessibility. With performance by: Cordoba - CHIhttps://cordoba.bandcamp.com/ Elijah Berlowhttps://elijahberlow.bandcamp.com/releases Kelsey Wildhttp://www.kelseywild.com/ Wintermutehttps://wintermute-band.tumblr.com/ & poetry reading by Alex Shapiro& the works of Mac Blackout& live art by Hannah B. Moore& art installations by B ...

Announcing: The Sick Muse #11 Featured Essay + Poster Contest

We are excited to make a public call for two paid commissioned works for our upcoming 11th issue: one written, one visual. While we have commissioned work from individuals before, this is our first time making a public call for paid work, as we make strides to being able to pay all our contributors. Each selected artist/writer will receive $50. Featured Essay (Creative Nonfiction Writing) We are seeking to publish a thoughtful, creative, and original essay that explores in some way the theme of mass media: how do ideas propagate? How does art and knowledge move so that they can move us? How does power play into this? How does form play into this? The meaning of "mass media" is up for ...