After Modern Matter’s Instagram account got hacked, they started asking themselves: “who owns our data? And how much of what’s online is really us?” The new issue, Rage Against The Machine, is a rebuke to the idea that everything about Modern Matter should be easily accessible. The magazine, partly shredded more
as if to obscure important information. It is a challenge to the reader, asking them to reassemble the magazine’s various parts in order to see the full picture. This issue is a reminder that in print, we can do things that are impossible to do online, and remembering this is part of making a truly great magazine! Creativity is never entirely about data, because it is always also about soul!