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Thresholds is the annual peer-reviewed journal produced by the MIT Department of Architecture, held in over 150 university art & architecture libraries around the world. Content features leading scholars and practitioners from the fields of architecture, art, and culture.

Established in 1992, Thresholds first began as a monthly zine. Today, editors produce one independently themed journal a year. The best submissions from fine arts, design, graphics, media arts and sciences, film, photography, architecture and theory are selected by committee based on quality and fit.

Advisory Board

The Thresholds advisory board is composed of internationally recognized figures in various fields of visual culture. The Board provides intellectual support for theme development, and brings forth a large amount of high quality submissions for each issue. Contributors have included: Kenneth Frampton, Michael McKinnell, Trinh T. Minh-ha & Jean-Paul Bourdier, Paul Carter, Ignasi de Sola-Morales and James Wines of SITE, The Art Guys and Carol Burns, Bill Mitchell, Mitchell Schwarzer, Charles Correa, Tunney Lee, Cherie Wendelken, Stephen Cairns, Keller Easterling, Mark Jarzombek, Alfredo Jaar, and Diane Ghirardo.

  • Timothy Hyde, chair
  • Pamela Karimi
  • Mari Lending
  • Ana María León
  • Jennifer Mack
  • Patricia Morton
  • Itohan Osayimwese
  • Sara Stevens
  • Sarah Whiting
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