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Larger Than Oneself: Olivier Assayas’s Wasp Network by Ken Foster
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A Cuban political thriller that leaves politics off-screen.

Larger Than Oneself: Olivier Assayas’s Wasp Network by Ken Foster
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A Cuban political thriller that leaves politics off-screen.

Work That Sustains: The Wattis Library by Amber Power
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Offering open access to essays, lectures, and performances by contemporary artists and scholars during the pandemic.

Revisiting History: Yvonne Rainer, Revisions: Essays by Apollo Musagète, Yvonne Rainer, and Others Reviewed by Rachel Valinsky
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A collection of texts by and about the groundbreaking choreographer and filmmaker.

A “New” Normal: Farah Al Qasimi’s FUNHOUSE Reviewed by David Everitt Howe
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Cultural hybridity and displacement between East and West.

An Album Against Extinction: Sciamachy Reviewed by Ruby Brunton
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The poet Anne Waldman leads a global musical collaboration.

Nina Menkes’s Queen of Diamonds by Catherine Damman
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“Are you in pain?”

The first words spoken in Nina Menkes’s 1991 film, Queen of Diamonds, treated to a recent 4k restoration, slice through minutes of opening silence.

Bram Büscher and Robert Fletcher’s The Conservation Revolution by Amelia Rina
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Capitalism is fundamentally unsustainable. In the spring of 2020, the world began experiencing this fact more acutely than ever, as humankind struggled to control the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wayne Koestenbaum’s Figure It Out by Tracy O’Neill
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In a career spanning over two decades, Wayne Koestenbaum has copped to a lot.

Bernadette Mayer’s Memory by Diana Hamilton
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Bernadette Mayer’s Memory was never meant to be a book.

Kazik Radwanski’s Anne at 13,000 Ft. by Esmé Hogeveen
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“You look really different than your picture.” This skewering statement is delivered at the outset of a doomed Tinder date by Anne, the impish protagonist of Kazik Radwanski’s Anne at 13,000 Ft.

Disorderly Glory: Joyce García’s Yo No Soy Guapo by Max Pearl
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Mexico City’s sonidero scene finally gets the documentary it deserves.

Miasmic Dread and Inexplicable Lightness: Meriem Bennani and Orian Barki’s 2 Lizards Reviewed by Simon Wu
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Narrativizing everyday experiences of the pandemic in New York City.

Nancy Princenthal’s Unspeakable Acts: Women, Art, and Sexual Violence in the 1970s Reviewed by Hall W. Rockefeller
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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
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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
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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
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A new history of Surrealist women artists.

The World’s Chaos Intercedes: Zia Anger’s My First Film by Jasmine Dreame Wagner
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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
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Designing public rituals to commemorate the North Star’s eventual transition.

Gaining a Self: On Chelsea Bieker’s Godshot by Kristen Martin
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A uniquely vile cast of characters, ecological disaster, and a motherless daughter who finds strength in the unexpected.

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