On writing music to the poems of Nick Flynn, Marie Howe, Natalie Diaz, and others.
Photographs that provoke the viewer into seeing.
The Puerto Rican punk-DIY performance collective on challenging institutional norms for making theater.
The writer on her memoir about complications with the church, navigating romantic longing, and doing things on her terms.
A foundational sound artist presents a career-spanning overview.
Once there was a man who was tired of breathing. It’s just such a drag, he said. So he decided to stop, but found that he couldn’t—the air just kept going in and out.
A new look at the Black Mountain poets.
Our quarterly roundup of fellowships, residencies, and prizes accepting applications.
The writer on her new novel, why style is political, and the kinds of subjectivity we experience.
Sculpture that connects architecture and the body.
A post-apocalyptic story about a sea captain who parents alongside a penguin at the arctic center.
Installations that highlight cubicles and institutions.
Two artists manifest, claim, and demand space in a society that operates around violence against black women’s bodies while pretending that they don’t exist.
I cannot feel my cat’s fur / with my left hand. / Of course / I also cannot feel / my children. with my left / hand. Their throats. I cannot / feel my own body, the soft / candle wax of it. I cannot go where / I used to.
Photographing radiation at Chernobyl.
The poet’s new collection of essays, Minor Feelings, threads intense friendships, “bad” English, and standup comedy into a meditation on the Asian-American experience.
On Erik Davis’s High Weirdness: Drugs, Esoterica, and Visionary Experience in the Seventies
On preserving improvisational force and the fluid collaboration between two musicians.
A video work documents wolves and the Wolf Clan.