Let’s say you’re throwing a big party. You take a few weeks to sort out the menu, invite all your friends – you even make sure you clean the bathroom (for real this time). By the time the last drink is drunk, the last dish piled up in the sink, and the last person tumbling tiredly out the door, you have a pretty good idea whether it was a good party by whether or not everyone had a good time. But…what if you couldn’t tell whether anyone was enjoying themselves?
Chicago Architecture Biennial: Is it good or not?
Chicago is throwing that big party. They’re calling it the Chicago Architecture Biennial, and this three-month international architecture exhibition (3 October 2015 – 3 January 2016) has multiple locations scattered across the city, most of which are free and open to the public. Almost 20,000 visitors attended the opening weekend, and it will probably see a steady stream until it’s over. So…is it a good party, or not? Another way to ask the question is: does this event matter?
The answer is a little harder to give than one might think.Read more →