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Nina Katchadourian by Mónica de la Torre​
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Embracing boredom and creative constraints, Katchadourian tells of in-flight artwork and other conceptual projects.

14 Person Poem by Jeff Dolven
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Incorporating poems by Maureen McLane, Dorothea von Moltke, Geoffrey Nutter, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, Sal Randolph, Mónica de la Torre, and Monica Youn

Badlands Unlimited’s New Lovers Series by Mónica de la Torre​
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You don’t have to be a connoisseur of erotica to recognize its tropes: wet, swelling pussies; budding breasts; hot, tight holes; massive rods … Do they seem all the more worn-out because they’re aimed at conveying sexual stamina?

Critical Practices, INC. at the Whitney Biennial / “Supposium 2014” at MoMA by Mónica de la Torre​
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Pythagoras taught behind a veil to avoid distracting his students with his bodily appearance, which he considered an impediment to their pursuit of pure knowledge. His voice was an acousmatic one—its origin could not be identified.

Cass McCombs and Ariel Pink by Mónica de la Torre​
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“When we walk around with all this weight on our shoulders, we justify our boots.”

Body Sweats: The Uncensored Writings of Elsa Baroness von freytag-Loringhoven by Mónica de la Torre​
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Mónica de la Torre interviews the late Elsa Baroness von Freytag-Loringhoven (yes, you read that correctly) in honor of the publication of Body Sweats, a collection of her uncensored writings.

Microscripts by Mónica de la Torre​
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A brief prose masterpiece by Borges comes to mind when pondering the quandary behind Robert Walser’s nearly indecipherable hand-scrawled microscripts. 

Anthony Huberman’s For the Blind Man in the Dark Room Looking for the Black Cat That Isn’t There by Mónica de la Torre​
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“Meow!” might serve as the inscrutable sound bite of this traveling exhibition curated by Anthony Huberman which started at the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis last fall and ends at the Culturgest—Fundação Caixa Geral de Depósitos in Lisbon this summer.

L.J. Davis’s A Meaningful Life by Mónica de la Torre​
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So much to say about this book touching on the deadening effects of mindless employment, on marital dysfunction, middle-class preoccupations, dipsomania, and realty.

Kristin Palm’s The Straits by Mónica de la Torre​
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“Vocal Executive Chides Critics of Detroit” reads a recent New York Times headline, confirming a synecdoche firmly engrained in the American imagination substituting industry for place. 

Guys Like Us by Adam Day
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Walking the hardware store
aisles, past busted boxes
of finishing nails and mole
traps, he wonders if his penis
is still masculine if it resides
in a male mouth still warm
from casserole and coffee.

Ut Pictura Poesis by Roberto Echavarren

Brazil was a giant torpedo, green,
and several World War II soldiers at its feet.

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