The Bureau often receives descriptions of experiences for which no English word exists. We would love your help in coining a neologism for the experience described below. Please submit your ideas using the “Submit Word Here” tab found at the top of the website. The Bureau Thanks You. Here is the definition: “The misdiagnosis that […]
The Bureau will be bringing our Mobile Field Study Office to the 2017 Agrarian Games Saturday Sept 16 2017. Come visit us to see the new words created with Farmers and create new words of your own! Noon-6pm 175 Fairgrounds Drive, Petaluma, CA 94952
The Bureau’s Mobile Field Study Office will be In Residence at Southern Exposure this upcoming Sunday, March 19th from 2-5pm. Come share feelings and experiences for which you wish there was a word and create a new neologism. Southern Exposure 3030 20th Street, San Francisco CA 94110 from 2-5pm.
The Bureau is honored to be a part of the FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC MOTHER TONGUE EXHIBIT at SOMARTS opening March 9th from 6-9pm. FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC WORD MOTHER TONGUE is a poly-lingual exhibition, featuring artists and performers investigating the relationships between language, culture and identity. The Bureau will be performing as well as hosting a Field Study […]
The Bureau will be traveling to the Rockaways, New York this September to collaborate with the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance. Please visit our mobile field study office Sept 16 11am-5pm infront of the Rockaway Institute for a Sustainable Environment and on the Rockaway Boardwalk at 67th Street from 11am-4pm Saturday Sept 17th & Sunday Sept 18th. […]
The Bureau’s mobile field study office will be traveling to the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMFA) for two Sundays – August 7 & 14. Please visit us and share your feelings and experiences around climate change and other anthropogenic events for which you wish there was a word.
The Bureau will be featured in the exhibition Fermata at Kala Art Institute. The exhibit runs through July 1st. We will be bringing our mobile field study office to Kala on Thursday May 19 6-8pm. Please visit us and bring your emotions and experiences related to climate change and other Anthropogenic events for which you wish there […]
The Bureau is excited to be a part of the Beyond 2 Degrees exhibit at The Santa Barbara Museum of Contemporary Art. The Bureau’s mobile field study office will be in Santa Barbara Saturday April 16 & Sunday April 17th in order to collaborate with the public to create new words and expressions for feelings […]
Robert McFarlane, another powerful word person extraordinnaire, mentioned The Bureau in his recent article: Generation Anthropocene: How humans have altered the planet for ever. Definitely worth reading – he mentions the role of writers & artists in tackling our modern dilemnas and more. . .
The Bureau will be holding our mobile field studies office & participating in: March 11 2016 California Institute of Integral Studies One Day Ecology Summit. March 17 & 18 2016 LA Art Center Presentation & Mobile Field Studies Office – LA. April 16 & 16 2016 Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara Presentation […]
We are in Paris conducting field studies during the 21st United Nations Climate Change Negotiations. If you are in Paris, you are welcome to hear our findings in person Thursday, December 10 2-4pm at Gaite Lyrique 3bis Rue Papin, 75003 Paris We will also share our findings from these field studies in January 2016! […]
Field Study #008, Artist as Citizen, USF: On September 30 2015 the Bureau traveled to the University of San Francisco to conduct a field study #008 looking for words with students from Sasha Petrenko’s Artist as Citizen class. Here’s what we found: We collaborated with a bright group of people to create new words for the […]
Due to a water main break at the Sunview Luncheonette, our planned location Field Study 006, New York City July 8th, 2015 was held in the Beautiful 6th floor studio of Jessica Anne Schwartz on 10th and W. 26th in the very heart of Chelsea NYC. The Bureau went to New York looking for new […]
The Bureau of Linguistical Reality is thrilled to announce that we will officially be holding field studies and salons in Paris during the COP21 climate talks this November & December 2015! Thank you to all of our Directors, Executives, Chiefs, Wizars and ever growing Participants for making this happen. We are now seeking french translators, venues, […]
Another huge success, Field Study #002 differed from Field Study #001 somewhat in that instead of having conversations about a myriad of experiences individuals are having in the Anthropocene, the group drilled down and honed their energy to brainstorm optimal words for two particular phenomena. This may have been influenced by the composition of this Field Study weighing heavily […]
Our first Field Study/ Word making Salon was a tremendous success. Many feelings, emotions and ideas were shared and the beginnings of new words were generated. Words introduced and discussed include (but not limited to): The Next Testament – where we write our future future (inspired by the Old Testament & The New Testament but […]