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.
Hanif Abdurraqib talks about his incredible new book, They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us, the story inside his cultural heroes, and finding joy in the emotional orchestra.
Adam Fagin with a deepy personal essay that concemplates the interconnection of bodies across time and in and out of love. Guided by the words of poet Etel Adnan, Fagin tells the story of a dissolving relationship, contemplating the ways in which presence and absence are joined in the self through romance and its loss.
Chicago musician and podcaster Jim Laczkowski (of a variety of acts from James Eric to G.O.A.T, short for Garden On A Trampoline) in conversation with Meghan Lamb about editing, film, teaching, and his latest album, Silent Light.
Michael Kimball speaks with Jeannie Vanasco about her latest book out from Tin House, The Glass Eye, with a specific focus on memoir, memory, and not being brave.
Okkyung Lee shares inspiratorial vibes gleaned from an encounter with a Francis Bacon portrait of George Dyer at the Tate Modern.
The Toxic and the Lyric III: On Hearing; Sound and Damage; Suzan-Lori Parks and Douglas Kearney; A Cicatrice; Billie Holiday; Strange Fruit and Damaged PlantsJoyelle McSweeney
Our third installment of Joyelle McSweeney’s The Toxic and The Lyric studies “the ‘exact’ relationship of sound and damage,” by way of Roberto Bolaño, Stagger Lee, and Billie Holliday.