Paul Cunningham examines Pittsburgh’s Sol Persona, a solo project from Karter Schachner, for fans of Perfume Genius and How to Dress Well.
Jeff Jackson’s second installation of Ideal Home Noise rounds up new work from Tom McCarthy, Mickey Zacchilli, and Bob Dylan.
How do we begin to talk about work that we can barely begin to identify the direction of?
“In the future (which isn’t too far off now, about fifty years or so, I’d guess), the scientists of the world will study love. ” Dalton Day reviews a new collaboration between Carolyn DeCarlo and Jackson Nieuwland.
“Halpern filters autopsy language through various lyrical and analytic modes, melding it with Whitman, Genet, Foucault, 19th century autopsy manual, Wikileaks document, de Sade, de Beauvoir, Alice Notley, Marx, Hegel, Baudelaire, etc.” Dodie Bellamy reviews.
The latest film from Francesco Munzi appropriates mob culture, not through violence, but through moral strategy. Eric Nelson reviews.
A look back at the stark, disorienting effect of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s first full feature film, the seminal Fando y Lis.
The colliding lives of badger baiters and lamb birthers derive beautifully stark tension. Nathaniel Popkin reviews.
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Exploring the long lineage of the aestheticizing of feminized suffering, via Ginger Ko’s Motherlover. Grace Shuyi Liew reviews.
Jake Valento reviews What We Do In The Shadows, taking stock of the can-it-be-revived mockumentary format.