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Rules are for Breaking: Corinne Manning Interviewed by Cara Hoffman
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On pageantry, the contradictions of family, and writing about queer femmes.

Rules are for Breaking: Corinne Manning Interviewed by Cara Hoffman
Corinne Manning Original Yellow

On pageantry, the contradictions of family, and writing about queer femmes.

Inclusive Practices: Kate McBride Interviewed by Anni Irish
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Rethinking institutions through social change.

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.

The Freedom to Develop What Is Necessary: Maria Thereza Alves Interviewed by Richard William Hill
Maria Thereza Alves, Seeds of Change, New York, A Botany of Colonization, 2017

Documenting a cross-cultural politics and aesthetics.

Character Studies: Whitney Hubbs Interviewed by Kim Beil
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Investigating the photographic portrait.

A Woman Object (Exploding) by Lidia Yuknavitch
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Goddamn it to motherfucking hell, she says. I think that ought to cover it, he says. He asks her why she feels the need to swear so much, so deliberately, what depends on it, why it’s so important to her. Why, after so long, she hasn’t grown tired. Worn out in the mouth.

Outstanding, Girl, You Knock Me Out: Ayana Evans and Tsedaye Makonnen Interviewed by Jessica Lanay
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Two artists manifest, claim, and demand space in a society that operates around violence against black women’s bodies while pretending that they don’t exist.

Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire by Mark Lukenbill
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Portraits and hauntings are inseparable bedfellows in film history.

Kirsten Grimstad and Susan Rennie’s The New Woman’s Survival Catalog: A Woman-made Book by Carmen Hermo
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On the 1973 feminist publication that gathered collective and self-help resources into one big, beautiful book.

Terms of Exchange: Caroline Bergvall Interviewed by Greg Nissan
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The writer on using Chaucer’s Middle English to channel transgressive figures, rethink gender, and experience the pleasures of language.

Lana Lin’s The Cancer Journals Revisited by Amber Power
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An interrogation of the ways in which the system of representation surrounding breast cancer can isolate, infantilize, and even erase the women it professes to help.

Multiply the Gaze: Karthika Naïr Interviewed by Bibi Deitz
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The poet on her reimagined version of Vyasa’s Mahabharata and the human cost of war.

The Fragility of Marguerite Duras by Julia Bosson
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On her new collection of nonfiction, Me & Other Writings.

A Crisis of Personhood: Tsitsi Dangarembga by Bhakti Shringarpure
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The writer and activist filmmaker on completing the trilogy comprised of Nervous Conditions, The Book of Not, and This Mournable Body—narratives of women’s strength in the face of injustice.

Ungendering Anger: A Conversation by Lilly Dancyger & Shelly Oria
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Two new #MeToo anthologies on anger, sexual violence, and truth-telling.

Ann Quin’s Berg by Dan Shurley
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In her first novel, Quin eschews redemption or resolution, suggesting that the Oedipal drama will go on endlessly in new configurations.

Material Engagements: Craft and Feminist Futures by Melissa Potter
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The challenge of craft practices to patriarchy and the art world.

Misplaced Empathy: Amy Bessone Interviewed by William J. Simmons
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Recontextualizing “bad objects.”

Witchcraft and Waterfalls: Nietzchka Keene’s The Juniper Tree by Dana Reinoos
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A forgotten feminist fairy tale and Björk’s big-screen debut, The Juniper Tree, returns.

Studio Visit: Narcissister by William Corwin
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A new film documents the performer.

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