Duration: 10 weeks
My Role: Concept, Collecting Content, Branding, Layout
“We suffer from a lack of information rather than a lack of ability,” says Yale political scientist, Jacob Hacker. Global illiteracy is a major problem in America, but the issue lies in how little resources there are in the media that culturally educates Americans about the rest of the world.
TRAVERSE is a literary magazine that brings attention to culture and current events from a more human perspective in a delicate, photo-journalistic approach. It is a way for people to read about current events and the news from a less jarring and unapproachable perspective. Each issue addresses a particular topic that includes featured stories, short stories, and TIME Lightbox-inspired photography.