Mired in power relations and inequalities, fanfiction has long produced the most nuanced and productive engagements with questions of consent.
Milena Popova | Nov 30
Artificial servants, autonomous killing machines, surveillance systems, and sex robots have been part of the human imagination for thousands of years.
E.R. Truitt | Nov 24
New explanations from economics research.
Stefanie Stantcheva | Nov 20
A short essay from philosopher, curator, and trans activist Paul B. Preciado's book, "An Apartment on Uranus."
Paul B. Preciado | Nov 15
The prostate-specific antigen test is one of the most lauded tests for prostate cancer. It’s also controversial and fraught with uncertainty.
Ericka Johnson | Nov 3
Sketches and texts from the conceptual artist’s earliest notebooks offer a rare look inside his art-making process.
Gabriel Orozco | Nov 1
“The spoken language is our most important diagnostic and therapeutic tool, and we must be as precise in its use as is a surgeon with a scalpel.”
Eric Cassell | Oct 28
Frank Gonzalez-Crussi, author of “The Body Fantastic,” on the evolving perceptions of spit, from curative agent to expression of disdain.
Frank Gonzalez-Crussi | Oct 26
Why do baby chicks prefer a self-propelled moving object to an inanimate one, and a face over a nonface-like object?
Giorgio Vallortigara | Oct 22
Artist and writer Justin Beal explores the way in which a literary and cinematic archetype has influenced the cultural role of the modern architect.
Justin Beal | Oct 19