Read poetry by Lynn Melnick.
Danny Lyon, Susan Meiselas, Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Wayne Koestenbaum, Ralph Lemon, Cass McCombs and Ariel Pink, Tom Murphy, Colm Tóibín, John Newman, B. Wurtz, Brian Evenson, Joshua Cohen, Lynn Melnick . . .
Read poetry by Lynn Melnick.
In his recent work, Weizman continues to offer daring social and political commentary, questioning taken-for-granted structures and processes that perpetuate oppression and violence.
Dancer and choreographer Lemon views artistic practice almost like a Zen koan; the less performance behaves like performance, the better.
Gornik on the work of painter Winton, whose central elements she says include mystery, eccentricity, and compassion.
Read the short story “Don Ilario” by Gabriella de Ferrari.
Irish playwright Tom Murphy’s and Druid Theatre director Garry Hynes began their collaboration in teh mid-19870's and have come together again to revive three of Murphy's plays A Whistle in the Dark, Conversations on a Homecoming, and Famine at Lincoln Center.
In her novel, Bernard explores the life of Margaret Fuller, a journalist and writer working in the early- to mid-19th century, who was associated with transcendentalism and devoted herself to women’s rights.
Artwork by Margaret Lee.
McCombs, a singer-songwriter of few, carefully chosen words, talks to Ariel Pink, whose new album Mature Themes is out now.
Collaborative paintings by Theo Rosenblum and Chelsea Seltzer.
With his new album, All Hell, Daughn Gibson marries country western with electronic music in a way that is not gimmicky but compelling and honest.
From the book Avoid Disappointment and Future Regret, 2011, also a letterpress broadside (both by Idiot’s Books).
Read poetry by Jessica Baran.
Writers Butler and Evenson discuss Evenson’s genre-bending fiction on the occasion of his recent releases, Immobility, a novel, and Windeye, a collection of short stories.
Goldsmith interviews Koestenbaum on his recently published essay, Humiliation, conceptual study, The Anatomy of Harpo Marx, and poetry collection, Blue Stranger with Mosaic Background.
Oliver reflects on the work, included in a portfolio, of the late Tom Fair.
Zeitlin’s film takes place in a post-Katrina region of southern Louisiana called The Bathtub, in which six-year-old Hushpuppy and her father live a rich life full of wonderment and exclusion from the norms of American society.
Read short fiction by Carole Maso.
González Rodríguez’s book presents a new and chilling assessment of the social and political situation in Ciudad Juarez, accounting for the violence, murders, and disappearances in ways that refuse previous, easier-to-digest theories.
Mann responds with his own word play to the recorded series of oral poetry, Poetry Out Loud, from 1969 and 1977, recently re-released by De Stijl Records.
Meiselas speaks with fellow photographer Lyon on the occasion of his recent survey exhibition at the Menil Collection in Houston.
Finnish video installation artist Ahtila and author Wolfe exchange thoughts on the sacred, transformation, and biopolitics.
This First Proof contains four poems by Daniel Shapiro.
Read an excerpt from Joshua Cohen’s “Sent,” collected in his new book, Four New Messages, out now.
Beuchat, a Chilean postmodern dancer, performer, and choreographer based in New York since the ’60s, contributed to her field with innovative approaches to dance, video, photography, poetry, and sound, and their interactivity.
Filmmaker and curator Lampert on filmmaker Price and his recent works on display at the Whitney Biennial.
Lieberman and Guagnini on self-hatred, narcissism, criticism, and the possibility of transformation.
Read short fiction by Victoria Moon.
Sculptors Newman and Wurtz have a common passion for the found object, a delight in the handmade, an incisive knowledge of art history, and a keen sense of humor.
Zemborlain lovingly commemorates fellow Argentine poet Hector Viel Temperley, whose last works were recently translated into English by Sand Paper Press.