Jessica Lanay

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Girls Just Want to Have: Shiva Sanjari Interviewed by Jessica Lanay
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The filmmaker discusses her documentaries on Iranian women resisting the current of tradition.

Girls Just Want to Have: Shiva Sanjari Interviewed by Jessica Lanay
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The filmmaker discusses her documentaries on Iranian women resisting the current of tradition.

I Have Had Enough Conversations To Know That Flowers Sell: Jeffrey Augustine Songco Interviewed by Jessica Lanay
A photograph of a room featuring a piano a photograph of someone kissing a trophy a plaque and a chair titled, Jeffrey Augustine Songco: Society of 23’s Trophy Game Room

Objects and installations that redirect symbolic systems.

In Some Far-off Place, Many Light Years in Space, I’ll Wait for You: Mikael Owunna Interviewed by Jessica Lanay
A torso of a man speckled with fluorescent colors against a black background titled, Oku na Mmiri (Fire and Water), by Michael Owunna

Photographs that aim to reflect the divine nature of Blackness.

Mare Incognitum / Unknown Sea: Deborah Jack Interviewed by Jessica Lanay
A video still of a shoreline with a box in it featuring water and another small red box in the lower lefthand corner titled, Drawn by water, by Deborah Jack

Imaging bodies in contested landscapes.

Lovely to Have Your Dead (But Not Only): Jessica Lanay Interviewed by Chiwan Choi
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The poet on her new book, maps as bodily marks, falling apart, and putting the pieces back together.

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.

Mapping a Disappearance (or We Are the Goddamn Choir, and We’re Singing): Alan Michelson Interviewed by Jessica Lanay
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A video work documents wolves and the Wolf Clan.

What’s Going On (or Some Violence To Get Some Good): Ben Jones Interviewed by Jessica Lanay
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Painting that works with politics and abstraction.

Be Useful: Rirkrit Tiravanija Interviewed by Jessica Lanay
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Making and not making art.

Three Angles (or Sometimes You Catch a Crocodile): El Anatsui and Dee Briggs Interviewed by Jessica Lanay
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The artists discuss a specially commissioned sculpture for the Carnegie International.

Two-Way Gaze: Devan Shimoyama’s Cry, Baby by Jessica Lanay
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Radically imagined safe spaces for black queerness.

Another Kind of Living Life (or Those Who Do Not Dance Will Have To Be Shot): Radcliffe Bailey: Travelogue by Jessica Lanay
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Art of enslavement and escape.

Fuck It, Let’s Boogie (or Everything Will Be Taken Away): Adrian Piper’s A Synthesis of Intuitions: 1965–2016 by Jessica Lanay
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A retrospective by the groundbreaking conceptual artist.

Controlled Chaos: Howardena Pindell Interviewed by Jessica Lanay
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“All the pieces … are an attempt to unite my mind again, to mend the rupture.”—Howardena Pindell

There Is Life and Death in the Power of the Tongue: Vanessa German Interviewed by Jessica Lanay
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“I gave myself this education on my own eye and on my own instincts. I was trying to find a place of resonance.”

From Metal to Mettle: An Interview with Sandra Gould Ford by Jessica Lanay
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“The mill is a metaphor for all of us.”

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