Macarthur Fellows Program

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Trevor Paglen & Jacob Appelbaum
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“The Internet is a predatory network that is, on one side, potentially a very coercive tool of totalitarian power and, on the other side, a tool that will increasingly be used to allocate rights and privileges through commercial means. Can we envision a different kind of network?”

Maggie Nelson by A.L. Steiner
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“What expression isn’t a negotiation of some sort?”

Claudia Rankine by ​Lauren Berlant​
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I met Claudia Rankine in a parking lot after a reading, where I said crazy fan things like, “I think we see the same thing.”

Phyllida Barlow & Vincent Fecteau
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On sculpture’s theatricality and refusal to be imaged. 

Kara Walker by Matthea Harvey
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I’ve been thinking about Kara Walker’s work for a long time. Two years ago, a bleeding barn from one of her watercolors appeared in one of my poems. 

Sarah Ruhl by Paula Vogel
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“I come into the theater wanting to feel and think at the same time… That is the pinnacle of a great night at the theater.”

Julia Wolfe by David Krasnow
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I heard my first Julia Wolfe work, performed by the Spit Orchestra, in the early nineties.

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