Sensations’ Fix rare ’70s space-rock album is now widely available for release. Along with including unreleased music for a never-made or imaginary film, these tracks put Sensations’ Fix in a category of a band that sounds like no other.
Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop is a catalogue for the exhibition Mia Fineman curated on early photographers’ efforts to revise their original photographs.
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.
Fischli and Weiss press an editorial eye on airports as destination, and not simply as a stopping point to a destination.
Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace’s monumental tome is performed over a period of 24 hours in ten different locations in Berlin.
With his new album, All Hell, Daughn Gibson marries country western with electronic music in a way that is not gimmicky but compelling and honest.
In her novel, Bernard explores the life of Margaret Fuller, a journalist and writer working in the early- to mid-19th century, who was associated with transcendentalism and devoted herself to women’s rights.
In his recent work, Weizman continues to offer daring social and political commentary, questioning taken-for-granted structures and processes that perpetuate oppression and violence.
Zemborlain lovingly commemorates fellow Argentine poet Hector Viel Temperley, whose last works were recently translated into English by Sand Paper Press.
Beuchat, a Chilean postmodern dancer, performer, and choreographer based in New York since the ’60s, contributed to her field with innovative approaches to dance, video, photography, poetry, and sound, and their interactivity.
Mann responds with his own word play to the recorded series of oral poetry, Poetry Out Loud, from 1969 and 1977, recently re-released by De Stijl Records.
González Rodríguez’s book presents a new and chilling assessment of the social and political situation in Ciudad Juarez, accounting for the violence, murders, and disappearances in ways that refuse previous, easier-to-digest theories.
Zeitlin’s film takes place in a post-Katrina region of southern Louisiana called The Bathtub, in which six-year-old Hushpuppy and her father live a rich life full of wonderment and exclusion from the norms of American society.
Stuart’s dance piece BLESSED offers a mediation on what happens when the world around us falls apart, and the state of falling apart is the only thing to rely on.
Ringtones and shutdown alerts become vocalists in James Ferraro’s newest digital album for a digital age.
We Have a Pope is about a hitch in the business plan: a man elected to the papacy runs for the hills.
Don’t let the hands distract you. The daring documentary El Sicario, by Gianfranco Rosi, interviews an alleged assassin whose only visible characteristic are his lethal five-fingered tools.
An eight hour interview with Gilles Delueze was saved for release until after the philosopher’s death. The posthumous talk covers everything from A to Z. Literally.
Campell McGrath’s newest tome of poetry leaves the stylistics at home in exchange for a drunk road show that draws an exclusionary circle around its own world.
Anselm Berrigan responds to Joe Brainard’s new collection in neatly packaged, minimal essays.
Donal Breckenridge goes to buy lotion. At the time he’s reading Vicky Swanky Is a Beauty. Somewhere in there there’s a connection.
Web Extra Video Artist and animator Jennifer Levonian’s work is Irreverent and articulate, and acknowledges that places, like nephews, don’t have to be perfect to be loved.
Nick Stillman points to Christopher Saucedo’s September 11, 2001 (Please Stop Saying 9/11) as an example of artistic retrospective through portraiture and branding.
Zach Layton listens to Rhys Chatam’s return to the trumpet in Rêve Parisien, an album that features improvisation, collaboration, and a minimalist organ.
Francisco Goldman lets himself become ensnared in the political nets Yoshua Okón’s White Russians and Octopus.
Terence Gower opens the gray flannel cover of Stan Allen and Marc McQuade’s Landform Building, an architectural manifesto that rethinks “organic” as “geologic.”
Andrew Lampert discusses You Are Now Running On Reserve Battery Power, a new video that Jessie Stead has staged in the creepy, comedic universe of Chatroulette.
Hong Sang-soo’s mysterious and puzzle-like film The Day He Arrives.
Mónica de la Torre interviews the late Elsa Baroness von Freytag-Loringhoven (yes, you read that correctly) in honor of the publication of Body Sweats, a collection of her uncensored writings.
Frederic Tuten explores the implications behind Jenny Diski’s new book, What I Don’t Know About Animals. Containing elements of memoir, travelogue, and investigative journalism, the text is also a love story.