Born in Wisconsin, Jim Knipfel was a staff writer at the now-defunct weekly alternative newspaper New York Press for thirteen years, where wrote the long-running and popular "Slackjaw" column, a cynical, misanthropic look at daily life. He is the author of ten books, including Slackjaw, …
Proximity #1 The Chicago Issue
160p, b&w and color, 7.5"x9"
"Welcome to Proximity. Our first issue focuses on cultural networks and artist maps, in addition to essays and features related to local projects, art fairs and spaces. With contributors from all over the world and a wide range of subject matter, we've created a brief survey of why we love this city."