Ritual

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from Northern Light by Kazim Ali

From 1975 to 1979 I grew up in a temporary company town made up of trailers in the boreal forests of northern Manitoba. My father was one of the hydroelectric engineers working on a joint project between the Canadian and Soviet governments to dam the Nelson River at a place called Jenpeg.

Tomoko Sauvage by Britton Powell
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The musician delves into the sonic properties and generative caprice of resonating bowls of water and melting blocks of ice—instruments that propel her latest album, Musique Hydromantique.

Dispatches from Proje Su by Aidan Koch & Margaret Ross Tolbert
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For the past five years, artist Margaret Ross Tolbert has been traveling to southern Turkey to the site of ancient Lycia, an autochthonous culture with roots in the Bronze Age, later Hellenized, and eventually controlled by the Romans.

The Polynesian Voyaging Society’s Hikianalia Journey to California by Julian Brave NoiseCat
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On August 16, the Hikianalia, a seventy-two-foot dual-hulled Polynesian voyaging canoe from Hawaii set out across the Pacific for California, powered by the winds, tides, two solar-charged propellers (for emergencies), and a thirteen-person crew.

Baseera Khan’s iamuslima by Terence Trouillot
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Exploring Muslim femininity through the politics of love

Enacting Stillness by Kay Larson

From mindful Minimalism to inaction as activism.

Ciro Guerra by Andrew Bourne
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“It was no longer important to be accurate. I came to understand that imagination and dreams were as important to them as any fact.”

Tamar Ettun by Naomi Lev
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A live conversation about performance, adventure, and objects.

CAConrad’s Ecodeviance: Soma(tics) for the Future Wilderness by Charity Coleman
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In ECODEVIANCE, a ritualistic poetry book-cum-grimoire and guide to various livings and dyings, CAConrad’s mic is comprised of “the bones of the earth”: crystals. Voices whisper, ring, and shout through(out) this book.

Charlemagne Palestine by Steve Dalachinsky
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“I like flirting with disaster. I like terms that are open and provocative and unusual and evocative and we don’t know where things will be going next.”

Genesis BREYER P-ORRIDGE and Verne Dawson
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I met Verne Dawson while sitting beside him at Table 23 at the celebration for Dream Machine: Brion Gysin at the New Museum in New York. Dawson revealed a cosmic process previously unsuspected by me: the genii of the 22 paths of the Kabbalah and their correspondence to the 22 major cards of the Tarot.

Genevieve Belleveau by Lena Valencia
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One of the most difficult parts about moving to New York City is finding a community.

Mary Jordan by Nayland Blake
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“The more I learned about him the more addicted I became, the more I wanted to meet absolutely anybody who had met him.”

Haitian Sequin Artists by Nancy Josephson
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Where sacred slams into secular, you’ll find the sequined banners of Haiti.

Amy Cutler by John Haskell
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Part of our attraction to art is its ability to engage our imagination, and Amy Cutler’s highly detailed, yet carefully ambiguous portrayals of women do just that. 

Cabelo by RoseLee Goldberg
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Last November, I visited Brazil for the first the, and only then did I begin to understand the work of artists who had been familiar to me at a distance.

María Teresa Hincapié by Carolina Ponce de Leon
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Colombian artist María Teresa Hinicapié’s performance work is a spiritual quest that binds art and ritual.

Three Poems by Ofelia Zepeda
Janine Antoni by Stuart Horodner
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Stuart Horodner speaks with Janine Antoni on the limits of significance, lard, chocolate, and polysomnograph machines in this 1999 interview.

Leon Wieseltier by Scott Smith

In his new, luminous book, Kaddish, Leon Wieseltier, literary editor of the New Republic, asks the question: Does an unhappy man know more than a happy man?

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