Ben Lerner

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Seth Price by Kim Gordon
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On the heels of a theatrical run of Price’s evolving film Redistribution, the two artists discuss the ethics of streaming, artworks on the verge of falling apart, SoundCloud mixes, and the chaos of assigning cultural value in the twenty-first century.

Seth Price by Kim Gordon
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On the heels of a theatrical run of Price’s evolving film Redistribution, the two artists discuss the ethics of streaming, artworks on the verge of falling apart, SoundCloud mixes, and the chaos of assigning cultural value in the twenty-first century.

Ben Lerner’s The Topeka School by Ryan Meehan
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Reconciling a futurist aesthetic with a story of the past.

The Snows of Venice by Ben Lerner

Slow sonnets for Alexander Kluge

Steffani Jemison by Ben Lerner
Steffani Jemison and Justin Hicks, Mikrokosmos, 2016, site-specific performance at the festival steirischer herbst, Neue Galerie, Graz. With Jonathan Hoard, Justin Hicks, Starr Busby, and Steffani Jemison. Photo courtesy of festival steirischer herbst.

Early film, nineteenth-century science fiction, and experimental musical languages serve a young artist’s explorations of race and our political present.

Looking Back on 2014
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Selections by Ben Lerner, Jen Rosenblit, and Stanley Whitney.

Auto-Tune by Ben Lerner

The phase vocoder bends the pitch of
  my voice toward a norm.

Rae Armantrout by Ben Lerner
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Pulitzer Prize–winner Rae Armantrout on her new book of poetry, Money Shot, and its dealings with value—in life, porn, and capitalism—through an email exchange with poet Ben Lerner.

Ben Lerner: Phoned-In #4 by Luke Degnan
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In episode four of Phoned-In, BOMB Magazine’s poetry reading by phone podcast, Ben Lerner reads a selection of his work.

Peter Cole by Ben Lerner
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“I used to want to separate the poet from the translator in me, but that’s no longer possible, nor is it desirable. On the contrary.” 

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