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Peter Jefferies by Tobias Carroll
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A return to live performance after a decade-long absence.

Paola Prestini by Helga Davis
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Composer Paola Prestini is the creative director of the soon-to-open Original Music Workshop. With vocalist Helga Davis, she elaborates on her Italian and Mexican background and her collaborations with artists of other disciplines.

Béla Tarr, Fred Kelemen, & Mihály Víg by Michael Guarneri
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Filmmaking as a collective project.

Helen DeWitt by Mieke Chew
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“If you don’t like a language, you can go write your own.”

Paper Clip #73 by Ryan Sheldon
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Paper Clip is a weekly compilation of online articles, artifacts and other—old, new, and sometimes BOMB-related.

Amy Sillman by R. H. Quaytman
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I don’t remember when Amy and I first met—it must have been in the mid ’90s. However, I do remember that she saved my life by being one of the few artists who genuinely seemed to admire and enjoy what I was doing at a time when my work was barely known.

Alissa Nutting by Micaela Morrissette
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As Alissa Nutting’s Tampa scandalizes readers, the author defends her novel’s transgressive eroticism as a devilish temptation that readers must resist.

Adam Phillips by Sameer Padania
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With human-rights activist Sameer Padania, British psychoanalyst and prolific essayist Adam Phillips free-associates on topics addressed in his new collection, On Balance: fundamentalism, excess, and the shortcomings of liberalism.

Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: A History by Lisa Kahane
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K.O.S., the Kids of Survival, coalesced around Tim Rollins in the early 1980s, a time of inclusion and shifting autonomy.

The Fly Girlz: Da’ Brats From Da’ Ville by Cameron Shaw
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In 1985, Sandy Denton and Cheryl James were working dead-end jobs at Sears when Hurby Azor, a coworker and audio production student, asked for help on a college project. 

Pauline Oliveros by Cory Arcangel
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For more than 50 years Pauline Oliveros, a pioneering American composer, has been at the forefront of composition, improvisation, education, and meditation. 

Fred Willman’s Why Mascots Have Tales: The Illinois High School Mascot Manual by Brian McMullen
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In the summer of ’99, after I failed to land an unpaid docent gig at the Art Institute of Chicago, I fell into an internship (paid!) with Rick Valicenti, a weird and brilliant artist and graphic designer based in Barrington, Illinois (where the high school’s sports teams are the Broncos and the Fillies). 

Bruce Mau  by Kathryn Simon
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The president and creative director of his own design firm and the force behind a range of interdisciplinary projects and partnerships, Bruce Mau speaks with Kathryn Simon about drift, vision, and his unique studio environment.

Laura Linney by Romulus Linney
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Playwright Romulus Linney has been following Laura Linney’s career since its inception—he’s her dad. Fresh from roles in Clint Eastwood’s film Mystic River and Donald Margulies’s play Sight Unseen, the actress is working non-stop.

Carrie Mae Weems’s The Hampton Project by Suzan Sherman

“I’m interested in the tangled web of history, in the rough edges, and the bumpy surface, the mess just beneath the veneer of order,” says Carrie Mae Weems. In her newest photographic installation, The Hampton Project, a commission by Williams College, Weems was asked to respond to a collection of archival photographs taken of students from Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, a renowned, historically African and Native American academic institution.

The Prophet of Zongo Street by Mohammed Naseehu Ali

I was nine years old when I first met Kumi, who used to be one of our neighbors on Zongo Street, a densely populated suburb of Kumasi, Ghana’s most prosperous city. 

Michael Frayn by Marcy Kahan
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“One of the things about the theater, and fiction, is that you can play. You can actually investigate situations that don’t exist.”

Zhang Yimou’s Not One Less by Mark Magill
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Centered around a 13-year-old substitute teacher in a remote and impoverished rural village, Not One Less delivers an important lesson in worth.

Field Trips by Stuart Dybek

We took two field trips in grade school. The first was a tour of the Bridewell House of Corrections and the Cook County Jail.

Disguise by Sheila Kohler

Fuzzie thinks she was the one who had the idea for the feast, but ever since Fuzzie’ s mother was shut up in a mental home and died in a fire, Fuzzie has been confused.

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