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Sculpture and Sound: Naama Tsabar Interviewed by Naomi Lev
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Blending objects with performance.

The Dream Image: Branden W. Joseph Interviewed by Felix Bernstein
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Editing a collection of artist Carolee Schneemann’s writings.

Summer Issue Preview: The Haunting of Reza Abdoh by Marc Arthur
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Reza Abdoh, the first large-scale retrospective of the late Iranian-American theater director’s work, is on view through September 3 at MoMA PS1. The comprehensive exhibition was co-organized by Bidoun’s Negar Azimi, Tiffany Malakooti, and Babak Radboy alongside MoMA PS1 director Klaus Biesenbach.

The Collective Body: Maria José Arjona Interviewed by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill
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Performance as a poetry of long duration.

Weird Science: Built For Collapse’s DANGER SIGNALS by Amber Power
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The gendered history of lobotomy.

Architecture as Metaphor: William Forsythe and Tino Sehgal at A Prelude to The Shed by Cory Nakasue
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A taste of what’s to come at Manhattan’s new space for multidisciplinary programming.

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.

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