ARTICLES BY josephhou

This is Work: A Review of Joe Hall’s Someone’s Utopia

Joseph Houlihan


Joseph Houlihan reviews Joe Hall’s latest, Someone’s Utopia, exploring the intrinsic link between internet language and brutality, and between work and love.


The Mime Deals in Negation: A Review of A Twenty Minute Silence Followed by Applause

Joseph Houlihan


Shawn Wen’s biography in blank verse of Marcel Marceau the famed French mime establishes her as an irresistible force, much like her debut’s subject. Joseph Houlihan reviews.


Against the Narrowing of Language: On Nanni Balestrini’s Blackout

Joseph Houlihan


Blackout by Nanni Balestrini imagines a power outage in a city like New York, like the one that took place on July 13, 1977, as an opportunity for significant social change. Joseph Houlihan reviews.


Anna Maria Maiolino Retrospective at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Joseph Houlihan


The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles is hosting a comprehensive retrospective on the work of the Brazilian conceptual and performance artist Anna Maria Maiolino through January 22, 2018. Joseph Houlihan goes in.