The poet on her reimagined version of Vyasa’s Mahabharata and the human cost of war.
Working with bed boards and found objects.
A portrait of Langston Hughes and Black queer Harlem.
On writing for the sound of it, scandalous joy, and the seriousness of scatterbrained expression.
On writing about cancer and healing under the looming specter of Berlin’s history.
The sound artist on collecting and hunting for language.
Sculpture and installation that investigate subjective perspectives.
“You could dance to it, mourn with it, revel in it, or march alongside it.”
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The writer on creating a legend about her mother, breaking the fourth wall, and Elena Ferrante’s honesty.
The artist, activist, and voguer on her Bauhaus-inspired performance for the Performa 19 Biennial.
Repainting a European encounter with the Ottoman Empire.
A public art project in New Orleans reenacts a slave revolt.
On the occasion of a new co-edition of Je Nathanaël, the author speaks about re-issues, the lie of the truth, and the limits of language.
The painter talks about her work across cultures.
Presenting the missing in prints and installations.
Poetry with an epic sweep.
This weekend at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Christiane Jatahy’s radical “mirror game” between film and live performance What If They Went to Moscow? plays for two audiences, one at BAM Fisher Theater and one at BAM Rose Cinemas—then they switch.
The author on her latest novel about family secrets, New Orleans, and characters waiting for their stories to be told.