Paper Clip #22 by Tyler Curtis

Paper Clip is a weekly compilation of online articles, artifacts and other—old, new, and sometimes BOMB-related.

Part of the Paper Clip series.

New York Live Arts presents

Marjani Forte
Nov 15-19

1. Julio Cortázar recorded the LP, Cortázar lee a Cortázar, while living in Paris, 1966, which included 12 readings from and commentary on works such as HopscotchAround the Day in 80 Worlds, as well as stories circling his character-type, the cronopio.

The recording is in Spanish. However, these Palabras De Introducción feature English subtitles.

Art Must Be Beautiful, Artist Must Be Beautiful, 1975. Marina Abramovic.

2. Choreographer and performance artist Abigail Levine reviewed Marina Abramovich’sMoMA retrospective, The Artist is Present, for the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.

Abramović will give a talk as part of PS1’s EXPO 1: NEW YORK on July 14.

The Avant-Garde Composer, mid-1950s. Ronald Searle.

3. Rahul Bery translated César Aira’s essay, “The New Writing”, for The White Review. In it, Aira outlines the meta-historical strategies towards innovation, such as the use of procedurein the avant-garde, and mines the works of John Cage, Frédéric Chopin, and Cervantes.

Dharavi in Mumbai, 2009. Photograph by Léopold Lambert.

4. The Funambulist published this epistolary conversation between architect and Funambulisteditor Léopold Lambert and Dr. Lucy Finchett-Maddock, in which they discuss the relationship between law and architecture as each frames, dictates, and resists the other’s relation to space.

Acceptance Speech by Julio Cortázar
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Anne Garréta’s Not One Day by Youmna Chlala

If the experimental French writing group Oulipo were to be reborn today, would they return as performance artists? Anne Garréta’s 2002 Prix Médicis–winning novel, Not One Day, marks her as a literary acrobat suspended between those who hold on to the group’s relevance and those who have let it go in favor of conceptual art practices.

The Fog of Family by Charlotte Whittle
Diego Zuniga 01

Legacy and estrangement in Diego Zúñiga’s Camanchaca

To Roosevelt by Rubén Darío
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