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Tarik Kiswanson by Asiya Wadud
Still from Tarik Kiswanson's AS DEEP AS I COULD REMEMBER, AS FAR AS I COULD SEE

The artist and poet discusses his childhood as a first-generation Palestinian immigrant, the formation of selfhood in preadolescence, and the psychology of drifting.

Tarik Kiswanson by Asiya Wadud
Still from Tarik Kiswanson's AS DEEP AS I COULD REMEMBER, AS FAR AS I COULD SEE

The artist and poet discusses his childhood as a first-generation Palestinian immigrant, the formation of selfhood in preadolescence, and the psychology of drifting.

Finding the Right Wrong Tool: Cherrie Yu Interviewed by Vijay Masharani
Wrestling Study Cherrie Yu1

Dance and movement that transcribe prior choreographies.

Many Silenced Histories: Alicia Grullón Interviewed by Louis Bury
June 3 Alicia Grullon1

A photographic practice examining the relationship between art and politics.

A Life Intrinsic to the Work: RAPHAEL MONTAÑEZ ORTIZ Reviewed by Jacob Korczynski
Cover Raphael Montanez Ortiz1

An overdue publication dedicated to the practice of the interdisciplinary artist, educator, and founder of El Museo del Barrio.

Redefining Architecture: Nancy Nowacek Interviewed by Louis Bury
Sometimes The Clouds Nancy Nowacek1

A multidisciplinary artist talks about collaborative work.

ASL IRL: Christine Sun Kim and Thomas Mader Interviewed by Isabel Parkes
Classified Digits Christine Sun Kim1

On speaking visually.

Probing the Finished Work: Alex Strada Interviewed by Simon Wu
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The artist embraces revision, contradiction, and fallibility in a culture that prizes singular genius.

Portfolio by Stanya Kahn
No Go Backs Stanya Kahn1

Pressurized states of being and strategies of survival.

Pleasure and Critique: Kyle Hide Interviewed by Clara Lou
Kyle Hide Shark Tank1

Reenacting an episode from the television show Shark Tank.

Metaphors of Malleability: Shawanda Corbett Interviewed by Jareh Das
Shawanda Corbett Neighbourhood Garden1

The recent Turner bursary recipient discusses her interdisciplinary practice.

Revisiting History: Yvonne Rainer, Revisions: Essays by Apollo Musagète, Yvonne Rainer, and Others Reviewed by Rachel Valinsky
Yvonne Rainer Cover

A collection of texts by and about the groundbreaking choreographer and filmmaker.

An Album Against Extinction: Sciamachy Reviewed by Ruby Brunton
Sciamachy Anne Waldman1

The poet Anne Waldman leads a global musical collaboration.

Issue #152: Jibz Cameron by Svetlana Kitto
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The performance artist aka Dynasty Handbag recounts her journey from the San Francisco DIY scene to New York’s avant-garde theater world and ultimately to Hollywood.

Nancy Princenthal’s Unspeakable Acts: Women, Art, and Sexual Violence in the 1970s Reviewed by Hall W. Rockefeller
Unspeakable Acts Nancy Princenthal

Situating a recent history of feminist art.

Bitter Is the Truth: Tarek Lakhrissi Interviewed by Laura Brown
Unfinished Sentence Tarek Lakhrissi1

Film, performance, and sculpture that imagine exorcism as liberation.

Books that Hold Performance by Sophie Seita
Valencia Mariana, ALBUM Spread, 58-59

How do we translate performance onto the page?

Christiane Jatahy by Jay Scheib
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A radical “mirror game” between film and live performance, What If They Went to Moscow?, part of BAM’s Next Wave Festival, plays for two audiences, one in the theater and one in the cinema—then they switch.

Invention and Subversion: A Conversation by Kali Fajardo-Anstine & Tommy Pico
Kali Tommy2

The writers on indigenous ancestry, playing with language, and maintaining public personas.

Anthony Roth Costanzo by Justin Vivian Bond
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A look behind the scenes of Akhnaten, Philip Glass’s 1983 opera now playing at the Metropolitan Opera, in which the countertenor plays an ancient Egyptian pharaoh who defied gender conventions.

Collective Resistance: Karen-Kaia Livers, Alison Parker, and Dread Scott Interviewed by Bob Snead
Dread Scott1

A public art project in New Orleans reenacts a slave revolt.

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