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Today's office, Work life, poetry

Anatomy of a work-in-progress.

by Lia Pas

Saskatoon — I started this piece in the fall. I wanted something simple to work on in the midst of the many collaborative performances and pieces I was working on. The process went something like this: What is short and simple? Haiku. What shall I write haiku about? I have those object collages featuring my son’s baby teeth…. So I chose seventeen photos from the 20 or so that I had in the series and be...

Work life, japan

"Welcome to the team."

by Yiling Ding

Tokyo — It hit 9PM on my Windows 7 Start bar when my colleague swiveled around and said, “Hey, you’re here late. Welcome to the Seasonal Events team, you’ll start getting used to this.” To make things clear,...

Work life, Today's office, Prose

Friday nights are lit up with screens and sometimes colleagues as we wait for our new work to air.

by Kristen Taylor

New york — As the time slot approaches, I fall silent and watch the grid of tags move columns of text. This one should recirculate, that one receives a nod. Is this format correct? Are there characters remaining...

Public Spaces, Culture, People

Today's office.

by Jordan Clarke

Victoria — Victoria’s Atrium building — sitting snuggly on Blanshard Street between Johnson and Yates — is a beautiful piece of architecture and one of my favourite places to work. There’s no obligation to buy a...

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