The heterogeneous work of Beirut- and Brooklyn-based artist Walid Ra’ad and his imaginary foundation, the Atlas Group, attempts to document the troubled contemporary history of Lebanon (focusing on the nation’s 15 years of civil war).
WEB EXCLUSIVE If you know Jace Clayton, you probably know him as DJ /rupture, a turntablist who has hopped styles from clattering noise to grimy dub to cumbia. Coming off his recent album Solar Life Raft, Clayton met with poet Alan Gilbert.
This First Proof contains two poems. For copyright reasons this content is available in print only.
Alan Gilbert parses Adam Phillip’s artist talk at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Discussed herein: madness, theater, and Greek tragedy.
Alan Gilbert considers the implications of the release of volume 2 of the Encyclopedia project, as well as the success of its format as creative nonfiction.
Editors Jed Rasule and Tim Conley compile more than 500 pages of poetry by avant-garde aesthetes and their literary experiments from 1910 to 1940.