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Imagination is a Radical Tool: Hatty Nestor Interviewed by Lucie McLaughlin
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A collective oral history of the justice system’s problematic portrayal of inmates.

Imagination is a Radical Tool: Hatty Nestor Interviewed by Lucie McLaughlin
Ethical Portraits5

A collective oral history of the justice system’s problematic portrayal of inmates.

Quntos KunQuest by Zachary Lazar
"Quntos and Chris" by Quntos KunQuest

Two decades into a life sentence, KunQuest remains determined to live his best life as a rapper, artist, relentless reader, and, now, a debut novelist with This Life.

Carolyn Lazard by Catherine Damman
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Lazard’s spare, conceptual works examine the political dimensions of illness and disability and the pleasures of being with and caring for one another.

“What Hovers Beyond Language”: Jennifer Natalya Fink Interviewed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore
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Sex as ecstasy and trap.

FOLD: Golden Venture Paper Sculptures by Chantal McStay
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From a tragic shipwreck to an epic, collective political art project.

Who Is More Guilty? Sable Elyse Smith’s Ordinary Violence by Rabia Ashfaque
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The effects of incarceration. 

Just Keep Running: A Conversation with Tongo Eisen-Martin by Jeffrey Grunthaner
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The poet on prison writing, collective art-making, Bay-area resistance, and being read in a thousand years.

Ghosts of History: An Interview with Jesmyn Ward by Louis Elliott
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Congratulations to Ward on winning the 2017 National Book Award for Sing, Unburied, Sing.

Danny Lyon by Susan Meiselas
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Meiselas speaks with fellow photographer Lyon on the occasion of his recent survey exhibition at the Menil Collection in Houston.

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence by Clinton Krute
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The vast rewards offered by the films of Nagisa Oshima, exemplified by the strange, unclassifiable Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence, are just beginning to be appreciated in America.

Bernard-Henri Lévy by Frederic Tuten
Coming Down by Lawrence Chua

In the afternoon, Hollywood Ketsouvan-nasane listens to a radio describe the snowstorm that would arrive that night. 

Three Poems by Faraj Bayraqdar

Translation, like any public act, must be strategic to have any effect. 

Release and Capture by Fionn Meade
James’ Journey to Jerusalem by Liza Béar
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In his startlingly upbeat feature fiction debut, Ra’anan Alexandrowicz presents a contemporary odyssey through the seamy underbelly of Israeli society.

Five Poems by Raúl Gómez Jattin
Angel Delgado by Orlando Hernandez
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Orlando Hernandez on how controversy and time in prison shaped the art and career of Angel Delgado.

James Casebere by Roberto Juarez
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“Jefferson and Monticello are mythic. A lot of the work that I’ve done is related to this search for origins, and Jefferson represents the origin of an American self-image.”

Richard Jacoby’s Conversations with the Capeman by Jaime Manrique
Portfolio by Donna Decesare
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