Mimi Zeiger
Mimi Zeiger

Mimi Zeiger is a Los Angeles-based journalist and critic. She covers art, architecture, urbanism and design for national and international publications. Zeiger is author of New Museums, Tiny Houses and Micro Green: Tiny Houses in Nature. She's lectured internationally on The Interventionist Toolkit, a series of articles on alternative urbanist practice she wrote for Places Journal.
 
Zeiger is editor and publisher of loud paper, a zine and blog dedicated to increasing the volume of architectural discourse. She is a founding member of #lgnlgn, a think tank on architecture and publishing. The group's work has been shown at Urban Design Week, the New Museum, Storefront for Art and Architecture, pinkcomma gallery, and the AA School.

Recent Articles
Past to Present: Unforgetting L.A. Uses Wikipedia as an Activist Art Platform
Past to Present: Unforgetting L.A. Uses Wikipedia as an Activist Art Platform
Unforgetting L.A. is an an edit-a-thon that builds Wikipedia articles for artists, curators, and galleries of the past 30 years.
Blurry Boundaries: New Architecture Exhibitions Survey Cross-Disciplinary Practices
Blurry Boundaries: New Architecture Exhibitions Survey Cross-Disciplinary Practices
Three exhibitions on view right now across the southland celebrate experimental design, while making it accessible to a broad audience.
Natural Habitat: Moshe Safdie's 'Global Citizen'
Natural Habitat: Moshe Safdie's 'Global Citizen'
The Skirball's "Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie" exhibition delves deep into the work and nearly fifty-year-long career of the Israeli/Canadian architect.
Spanish Architect Andrés Jaque and the Office for Political Innovation
Spanish Architect Andrés Jaque and the Office for Political Innovation
Andrés Jaque's new sculptural exhibit at REDCAT manifests the hidden socio-political histories and interpersonal networks in L.A. that are too often lost in transit.
Architect Peter Zellner's Tijuana Experiment
Architect Peter Zellner's Tijuana Experiment
Peter Zellner's homes appeal to a younger generation of homeowners -- the same hip Tijuaneros who are driving the city's resurgent food and art scene.
Architectural Sculpture: Bruce Nauman's 'Untitled (Equilateral Triangle)'
Architectural Sculpture: Bruce Nauman's 'Untitled (Equilateral Triangle)'
The proximity of Bruce Nauman's sixteen-foot-high outdoor object to the Rudolph Schindler House asks the viewer to recalibrate their understanding of both architecture and art production.
Eclectic Revisited: Preserving Venice's Architectural Context
Eclectic Revisited: Preserving Venice's Architectural Context
The Los Angeles Conservancy leads tours of Venice's more eclectic buildings to advocate for the preservation of historic L.A. structures.
Los Angeles: A City of Houses
Los Angeles: A City of Houses
In other cities, the civic and commercial structures tell the story of modernism, but in L.A., it's the residences. Here, the domestic sphere is the source of such cultural change.
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Community Arts

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