Media - Features

November 8th, 2017 - Press Release: Announcing The Telling Image: Shapes of Changing Times

In her new book, The Telling Image: Shapes of Changing Times (Greenleaf, Feb. 2018), Stark unveils a stunning synthesis of her experience filming in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Cuba as a producer and writer for NBC Network News. As Stark explains, to think out of the box, you have to know the box you are in. Illustrated with a series of captivating photos, including originals by Stark, The Telling Image takes readers on a remarkable journey through time and place, from tribal ceremonies in Liberia and the pyramids of Egypt to Dubai and China -- where a hotel built in the shape of an upright ring upends all expectations.




April 11th, 2017 - Quartz Article - "
To understand the genius of Elon Musk, Thomas Edison, and Mark Zuckerberg, just look at their desks"

Desks have long been the home of the mind: an intimate space where you figure out what you think. Desk spaces have changed through the years to accommodate different styles and types of work, and the recent trend toward co-working also represents a change in the nature of the workplace...



January 20, 2017 - Quartz Article - "Childhood landscapes influence the way we lead—so what does Queens say about Trump?"

The geography of our childhood helps shape our understanding of the world. The place where we grow up is the starting point of our identity and perception, our first context for reality...



December 13, 2016 - TEDxSMU video live on YouTube - "Shape: Hiding in Plain Sight." 

How do humans make sense of the world? Look at how we shape it. The shape of shelters, sacred sites, social systems reveals how a culture sees the world. Read the past and glimpse the future by watching when shapes shift.

November 15, 2016 - Culture News interview and Podcast feature

Lois was featured on The Culture News in an interview with David Serero discussing her upcoming Ted Talk and the ideas in her forthcoming book.