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“O my body, make of me always a man who questions!”: Shikeith Interviewed by Jessica Lanay
An video still image of the face of a Black man covered in sweat while lying on the floor.

Photography, sculpture, installation, and performance that illuminate Black queer experience.

“O my body, make of me always a man who questions!”: Shikeith Interviewed by Jessica Lanay
An video still image of the face of a Black man covered in sweat while lying on the floor.

Photography, sculpture, installation, and performance that illuminate Black queer experience.

Valuing the Discarded: Michael Mahalchick Interviewed by Elisabeth Kley
a collection of comical and grotesque masks affixed to the wall titled, Masks, by ​Michael Mahalchicki

Sculptures made with latex and found objects.

Two Poems by Andrea Abi-Karam
Book cover of Villainy by Andrea Abi-Karam includes a black and white tarp all folded together

Excerpts from the collection.

Tarik Kiswanson by Asiya Wadud
Young children in a performance holding hands, covering each other's eyes, and staring forward.

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
Side by side images of two men wrestling in a ring next to two women wrestling in a sidewalk titled, Wrestling Study, by Cherrie You

Dance and movement that transcribe prior choreographies.

Many Silenced Histories: Alicia Grullón Interviewed by Louis Bury
A photograph of a woman sitting on her bike in a kitchen while wearing a mask and holding a plastic bag titled, June 3, 2020, by Alicia Grullón

A photographic practice examining the relationship between art and politics.

A Life Intrinsic to the Work: RAPHAEL MONTAÑEZ ORTIZ Reviewed by Jacob Korczynski
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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
A large concrete circle in a grassy field titled, ​Sometimes the Clouds Come Back this Way, by Nancy Nowacek

A multidisciplinary artist talks about collaborative work.

ASL IRL: Christine Sun Kim and Thomas Mader Interviewed by Isabel Parkes
An Asian woman in a white blouse and glasses uses American Sign Language titled, Classified Digits, by ​Christine Sun Kim and Thomas Made

On speaking visually.

Probing the Finished Work: Alex Strada Interviewed by Simon Wu
An image of a large Presidential bust repeatedly projected onto the facades of several Times Square buildings at night.

The artist embraces revision, contradiction, and fallibility in a culture that prizes singular genius.

Portfolio by Stanya Kahn
A white and a black teenage boy wearing hooded jackets recline on the ground while eating junk food titled, No Go Backs, by Stanya Kahn

Pressurized states of being and strategies of survival.

Pleasure and Critique: Kyle Hide Interviewed by Clara Lou
cast shot of eight women standing while facing each other titled, Shark Tank, by Kyle Hide

Reenacting an episode from the television show Shark Tank.

Metaphors of Malleability: Shawanda Corbett Interviewed by Jareh Das
An installation view of pairs of thin ceramic vessels painted in a variety of colors on a wooden table with geometric paintings in the background titled, Neighbourhood Garden, by Shawanda Corbett

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

An Album Against Extinction: Sciamachy Reviewed by Ruby Brunton
The cover for the album Sciamachy by Anne Waldman featuring long drips of white paint with a small red dot

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
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Situating a recent history of feminist art.

Bitter Is the Truth: Tarek Lakhrissi Interviewed by Laura Brown
A gallery space suffused with purple light and featuring sculptures of bent spears hanging from the ceiling titled, Unfinished Sentence, by Tarek Lakhrissi

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

Books that Hold Performance by Sophie Seita
Performer Valencia Mariana wearing a white shirt and black flair pants in Album spread

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.

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