On the day of POTUS 45’s inauguration, alt-right front man Richard Spencer was punched in the face during an interview for Australian television.
“People struggling to control language, control conversation, literally to control the world.”
Shining a light on Latin American cinema.
Lawrence Chua speaks to the filmmaker about Thai history and its ghosts.
Written mostly in the late Pinochet years, Cipango’s four interconnected books address the terror of these times in a back-alley tour through the tough streets of Concepción.
This First Proof contains an excerpt from Forgotten We Shall Be by Héctor Abad Faciolince, translated by Anne McLean.
For almost a decade, Francisco Goldman lived with the obsession of answering the question posed in his latest book’s subtitle: who killed the Bishop?
Whether sneaking into maximum-security prisons or leading unauthorized expeditions to secret military bases, Trevor Paglen combines rigorous research with aesthetic savvy.
In his latest film, Ama: The Memory of Time, Salvadoran poet and filmmaker Daniel Flores y Ascencio records the oral history of shaman Don Juan Ama, who witnessed the murder of his uncle, the leader of a 1932 indigenous revolt in El Salvador.
I can’t remember where I first met Nuruddin Farah, but it was at some sort of conference.
Mark Lombari’s drawings are beautiful. It’s worth noting at the outset, because you will forget it as soon as you get close to one.
David Humphrey creates ecosystems that advertise themselves as something you have seen before. Their profound weirdness creeps up on you: his pictures become stranger and more original with time.
Dominican artist Jorge Pineda confronts us with an age-old question: How can artworks be made to speak the traumas of the downtrodden and oppressed without falling into cliché?
This First Proof contains the story “The Ambassador’s Son.”
Renowned for his work on the witchcraft trials of the Inquisition, Italian historian Carlo Ginzburg shifted centuries to document a trajectory of crime, repentance and conspiracy that extends back 30 years.
“Life here is surreal” writes science fiction author Angélica Gorodischer in a letter to Marguerite Feitlowitz. Here she discusses the writing life in a time and place where independent thinkers face the risk of anything from torture to death.