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Nancy Princenthal’s Unspeakable Acts: Women, Art, and Sexual Violence in the 1970s Reviewed by Hall W. Rockefeller
Unspeakable Acts Nancy Princenthal

Situating a recent history of feminist art.

Nancy Princenthal’s Unspeakable Acts: Women, Art, and Sexual Violence in the 1970s Reviewed by Hall W. Rockefeller
Unspeakable Acts Nancy Princenthal

Situating a recent history of feminist art.

Symptom of Society: Luba Drozd’s PPE Fabrication Initiative by Jasmine Dreame Wagner
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3D-printing face shields to combat the shortage of PPE for hospital workers.

Connective Threads: Sugar Vendil’s A Vocal Record by Jasmine Dreame Wagner
Islander At Dixon Place Picured With Melinda Faylor Credit Brandon And Olivia Locher

The composer and multimedia artist on raising awareness of the Asian experience during the pandemic.

Fuzzy, Friendly, Invasive: On Samanta Schweblin’s Little Eyes by Niko Maragos
Little Eyes Samanta Schweblin

A novel that avoids being a ripped-from-the-headlines sellout and offers an intelligent tale about the lives that new technologies mediate.

Virtual Viewing: Fantastic Women Reviewed by Karla Kelsey
Fantastic Women1 Schirn Kunsthalle

A new history of Surrealist women artists.

The World’s Chaos Intercedes: Zia Anger’s My First Film by Jasmine Dreame Wagner
Zia Anger My First Film Title BOMB Magazine

The detritus of a filmmaking career becomes an immersive work of autofiction.

A New North Star: George Ferrandi’s Jump!Star by Jasmine Dreame Wagner
Jump!Star-Collaborative-Structure-George Ferrandi-BOMB

Designing public rituals to commemorate the North Star’s eventual transition.

Gaining a Self: On Chelsea Bieker’s Godshot by Kristen Martin
God Shot

A uniquely vile cast of characters, ecological disaster, and a motherless daughter who finds strength in the unexpected.

Seeing Differently: Pop Stars! Popular Culture and Contemporary Art Reviewed by Lee Ann Norman
Pop Stars1 Final

An exhibition that examines the self in a media-saturated landscape.

Sam Pink’s The Ice Cream Man and Other Stories by Darina Sikmashvili
Sam Pink, The Ice Cream Man and Other Stories
Thalia Field and Abigail Lang’s Leave to Remain by Shelly Oria & Nelly Reifler
Thalia Field, Abigail Lang, Leave to Remain—Legends of Janus, Dalkey Archive Press, 2019

At the heart of Leave to Remain is the two authors, who, like Janus, share two faces and a mind that begins as two but comes to function as one,.

Books that Hold Performance by Sophie Seita
Valencia Mariana, ALBUM Spread, 58-59

How do we translate performance onto the page?

Jasmine Guffond’s Microphone Permission by Kristen Kubecka
Jasmine Guffond, Record Cover

This spring, Vienna’s experimental label for “new punk computer music,” Editions Mego, releases an anxiety-inducing record by Australian-born, Berlin-based sound artist Jasmine Guffond.

Édouard Glissant’s Sun of Consciousness by Miho Hatori
Édouard Glissant, Sun of Conciousness,

Last spring, inspired by Édouard Glissant’s theory of mondialité, I created an experimental performance salon at The Kitchen, featuring sound stories with an attitude of globality and an improvised/ambient/chanting vibe.

Bouchra Khalili’s The Radical Ally by Sophie Kovel
Bouchra Khalili, The Radical Ally

In February 1970, the Black Panther Party (BPP) sought political support from the French dissident writer Jean Genet, after his play The Blacks, which had recently traveled to New York, suggested he might be an ally.

Christine Miller and Brittany Vega: American Hex Reviewed by Amelia Rina
Horrible Moral Squint II American Hex Brittany Vega

Acknowledging the past in order to construct a better future.

Kelly Reichardt’s First Cow by Michael Blair
First Cow 02  Courtesy Of A24

Two friends flee from a band of vengeful hunters in the 1820s Northwest and dream of striking it rich.

Unity and Defiance: Bacurau Reviewed by Ken Foster
Bárbara Colen as Teresa in Bacurau 2020

A world in which quiet beauty can still intercept brutality and corruption.

Loplop Persists: Max Ernst’s Collages Reviewed by Elina Alter
Max Ernst1

The imaginary as real.

On Claude McKay’s Romance in Marseille by Coleman Collins
Mc Kay Romance In Marseille

The writer’s posthumously published novel, written ninety years ago, holds a mirror up to the past and present.

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