Political Mad-Libs

Sociecity sits down for a chat with artist Pantea Karimi in Portola Valley, California to ask about her obsession with newspapers, and find out how this fits into her latest piece titled “Fill in the Blanks.”

A Sociecity Film Production by Patrick Lydon

Sociecity sits down for a chat with artist Pantea Karimi in Portola Valley, California to ask about her obsession with newspapers, and find out how this fits into her latest piece titled “Fill in the Blanks.”

The piece, part of a group show at Kriewall-Haehl Gallery, asks gallery visitors to be involved and give their input on social and political issues by filing in the Mad-Libs style pieces. The interactive artworks (Karimi plans to create 100 of them in total) were put together using a year’s worth of Wall Street Journal newspapers.


More from City as Nature Media Lab

Enjoy more stories, solutions, and inspirations from around the world, produced by our independent, not-for-profit media lab:

Mountain, farm, and a view of the Seto Inland Sea at sunrise from Megijima Island, Japan

Sumiyoshi: Cities and the Sea

A short multimedia story inspired by the fishermen of a Japanese port village in the Seto Inland Sea, a place where city, sea, and forest…