{ Spoke }

Spoke is a literary, art, and audio publication cultivating an outlet for original and finely crafted ideas. Art originates in process, the interaction between ideas and environment. What is this environment, this place? What is its art, its identity?

{ Origin | Art | Process }


“The artist is the origin of the work. The work is the origin of the artist. Neither is without the other.”

noun /ˈôrəjən/
origins, plural
  1. The beginning of something’s existence
  2. The place from which something comes
  3. A fixed point demarcating arrivals and departures


“But couldn’t everybody’s life become a work of art?”

noun /ärt/
arts, plural
  1. Works produced by such skill and imagination
  2. Subjects of study primarily concerned with the processes and products of human creativity


“Any body or thing is the outcome of a process of connections.”

noun /ˈpräˌses/  /ˈpräsəs/  /ˈprō-/
processes, plural
  1. A series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a particular end
  2. A systematic series of mechanized or chemical operations that are performed in order to produce or manufacture something
  3. A natural appendage or outgrowth on or in an organism


{ Themes }

Winter 2012 – Place / Displaced
Summer 2012 – Signal / Noise
Fall 2012 – Make / Erase