An excerpt from "Thousands of Mirrors," cult critic Ian Penman's kaleidoscopic study of German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder.
Ian Penman | Jun 22
Our broken definition of play is drawn from a white European philosophical tradition that has harmed and erased people of color.
Aaron Trammell | Jun 15
In 12th-century Paris, a Scottish monk wrote a biblical commentary and inadvertently invented architectural drawing as we know it.
Karl Kinsella | Jun 12
Alternate wargames express the different ways we might begin to see contemporary global challenges.
Mary Flanagan | Jun 6
An excerpt from François Caradec’s book “Dictionary of Gestures.”
François Caradec | May 29
As an object, “TV Bra” perfectly encapsulates Paik’s artistic goals, Moorman’s brilliance as a performer, their personal history, and its cultural context.
Joan Rothfuss | May 22
Bonnie Marranca, the longtime editor of PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, speaks with the legendary performer, visual artist, composer, poet, and filmmaker.
Bonnie Marranca | May 11
Sociologist Madison Van Oort offers a firsthand account of retail worker surveillance and resistance in the fast fashion industry.
The Editors | May 4
For immigrants, linking citizenship to using up one’s body and mind exerts an additional pressure to downplay damage and push through pain.
Sofya Aptekar | Apr 27
"Usually, those who do seem to understand the essence of the house begin to behave a little strangely, as if they were under its spell."
Sebastiano Brandolini | Apr 24