Make a Thing

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Jonn Herschend

Will Rogan

Learn more about Jonn, Will, and their work on THE THING.

This week's assignment comes from Jonn Herschend and Will Rogan, who cofounded THE THING Quarterly, a publication that distributes everyday objects conceived of by different artists. They ask you to consider the meaning of physical objects in an increasingly digital world and Make a Thing.


1. Take something from the virtual world
2. Make is physical
3. Upload a photo of your physical object using #theartassignment
4. Fame and glory (your work might be in a future episode)

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Justin Gilman

The business end of Twin. In charge of landing interesting new projects, making clients happy, and coffee. A maker of beautiful music and master of oral sound effects. A secret Jim Henson nerd. Will always find ways of working smarter. Will never participate in karaoke.