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Elliptical Communication: Alexandra Pirici’s Co-natural by Rachel Valinsky
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Citation, embodiment, movement, and holograms.

On the Chaos of Bodies: David Grubbs and John Sparagana in Conversation
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The collaborators on riots, punk, Richter, and the new book Now that the audience is assembled.

Joseph Keckler by Olivia Laing
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Writer and vocalist Keckler performs impersonations of obscure larger-than-life personalities he meets. In her first novel, Laing impersonates Kathy Acker.

Kaneza Schaal by Christopher Myers
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Putting diverse cultural and aesthetic traditions in dialogue, Schaal’s new performance work, Jack &, is a comedy of errors based on prison reentry programs and debutante balls.

Holy and Profane: Marianna Ellenberg Interviewed by Wendy Vogel
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Nineteenth-century female hysteria and contemporary digital culture on stage.

Unusual Instruments: JD Samson Interviewed by Tess Altman
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Stone as material and metaphor. 

Chance and Agency: Carolee Schneemann’s Use of Fire by Olivia Gauthier
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“The meaning of art is destruction.”

Postmodern Pilgrims: Richard Maxwell’s Paradiso by Helen Shaw
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The third in a series of plays inspired by the Divine Comedy

Dorito Divas: Isaac Pool Interviewed by Jeanine Oleson
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Starring fennel. 

Lucy Dodd by Rashid Johnson
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Anointing her canvases with minerals, plants, smoke, and even animal urine, Dodd casts her installations as sites of ritual. 

Meredith Monk and Jim Hodges
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The two artists consider the roles that trust and doubt play in their expressions of the ineffable.

Looking Back on 2017: Theater & Performance
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Featuring selections by Bethany Ides, Isaac Pool, Charles Bernstein, Matthew Weinstein, Ivan Talijancic, and more.

Make Some Noise: Yves Tumor’s Experiencing the Deposit of Faith by Domenick Ammirati
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A daydream by a night owl.

Recalibrating Sense: Cassils at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts by Tess Altman
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The body as social sculpture.

Adrienne Truscott by Erin Markey
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The performers consider memory, autobiography, and stand-up in Truscott’s groundbreaking comedy about rape, Asking for It, showing this November at NYU’s Skirball Center.

Suzanne Bocanegra by John Haskell
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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.

Vesuvius in Your Mind: On Joan Jonas’s Early Films by Mónica Savirón
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Uncovering the artist’s innovations and legacies.

Gender Trouble in Queer Paradise by Tavia Nyong'o
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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.”

Missing Contexts: The Pioneering Work of Halprin, Forti, and Rainer by Karla Kelsey
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Tracing the lineage of feminism and social justice in postmodern dance.

What Objects Can Do: on Jiro Takamatsu by William Corwin
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A new look at the actions, drawings, and sculpture of the late Japanese artist.

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