It was a long period of peace, prosperity, refined sensibilities and national self-confidence. And crumpets.
Following loosely in the tradition of the book-length photo-essay yoking images to text in a documentary mode, Cole has gently torqued this form.
“I originally published this in 2007 thinking, Oh this is a fine book, but I will be joined by a whole lot of amputee writers, and they are going to be here any minute. I’m still waiting.”
By casting actors to perform as herself, Bocanegra considers “the nature of presentation itself.” Lili Taylor stars in her Farmhouse/Whorehouse at BAM’s Next Wave Festival this December.
Lee Lai is an artist from Melbourne, Australia, currently living in Tio’tia:ke (known as Montreal, Quebec). Her comics and illustrations are part fiction, part memoir, part emotional journalism.
Future St. is set in an America in which homosexuality has triumphed over heterosexuality, cloning has replaced sexual reproduction, and California has seceded from the mainland United States to form the gay male state of “Clonifornia.”
Rickie Vasquez is wondering if all you ever have to offer him are crumbs.
Sexual panic in South Brooklyn
“What do you do when you’re born—without your consent—and you find out later that your life was at the cost of someone else’s? That’s how high the stakes can be.”
Talking back to diagnosis
“It’s about creating the conditions for a moment.”
A performance artist who grew up in the circus uses clowning, street dance, and butoh in playful and provocative combinations.
A Chilean American poet maps the troubling parallels between his native land under Pinochet and the present-day US.
Old iconography in a new France
From the Pentecostal churches of his youth to ’80s underground Goth punk and queer clubs to museums around the world, an iconic performance artist tells his story.
Deconstructing self-made myths in Melissa Febos’s Abandon Me
White space speaks volumes in Hoa Nguyen’s Violet Energy Ingots.
Tommy Pico’s IRL searches the catacombs of history and hashtags of today to create what can’t be salvaged.
From Lagos to LA, a young painter’s images resonate with meaning, both personal and political.