Alex Ross Perry talks about literary impulses and social engagement in his first two feature films, Impolex and The Color Wheel.
Alison Entrekin, translator of a new edition of Lispector’s Near the Wild Heart, on the difficulties and pleasures of translating this particularly difficult and pleasing writer.
J. Morrison’s got a bunny head, a jockstrap, and twenty-four days of printed matter under his belt.
Ryan Mrozowski talks about his studio practice and the role painting plays within it.
Performer and writer Barbagallo sits down with poet Szymaszek.
In episode #19 of Phoned-In, poet Feng Sun Chen reads from Butcher’s Tree and blud.
Photographer iO Tillett Wright looks back to her first image and the varied alphabet of sexual identity she’s captured since.
John Domini speaks with Argentine author Manuela Fingueret about her novel Daughter of Silence, a double narrative of war, oppression, and, ultimately, escape, told from the perspectives of a mother and daughter.
Clunie Reid plays with representation, multi-media, and the process of (re)production.
On a quiet street in Long Island City sits a modern-day oracle, a play space and pilgrimage mecca for a new group of creative intellectuals.
Rachel Reese talks to artist Francis Cape along with curators Richard Torchia and Daniel Fuller about Cape’s Utopian Benches exhibition.
Fellow painters Greg Lindquist and Tom McGrath sit down to discuss landscape painting in an era steeped in new media and technology.
Blues Control curates an odyssey through avant-garde landscapes of film and classical composition—with a brief digression into street performance.
Samuel Jablon sits down with legendary god of space, redefiner of public, and Bronx-born extraordinare, Vito Acconci.
Rob Voerman’s sculptures rise from the wreckage, each one the phoenix of a modern age.
Adam Robinson and Sheila Heti on the profound sex and moral imperatives in Heti’s new novel How Should a Person Be?
Liza Béar sits down with Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi, whose documentary tells of the building of a separation barrier on the West Bank.
Eric Amling and Jon Leon on the bi-coastal, patio lifestyle of Leon’s new book of poetry The Malady of the Century.
Writer Melissa Febos and singer Kathleen Hanna ruminate on the creative process, including how to juggle social responsibility, personal integrity, and the complexities of feminism.
Patrick Somerville and Lauren Groff chat about hallucinatory feelings and Groff’s new novel Arcadia.
Pieter Schoolwerth makes music with his paintings, gets Wierd with his art.
The trio discusses the collaborative process that defines their band and the ongoing search for meaningful musical expression. And share a mix.
In episode #18 of Phoned-In, poet Ish Klein reads from Moving Day.
Greg Oden obsessive Neil Michael Hagerty chats up Jay Ruttenberg, editor of the new The Lowbrow Reader Reader.
Shifting Connections returns to the work of Fred Wilson, staring through the looking glass at a different facet of the artist’s creative practice.
Jack Christian talks to Ben Kopel about Victory, an energetic, noisy book of poetry which turns it up to 11.
Elizabeth Clark Wessel chats with Forrest Gander and Kyoko Yoshida, the translators of Kiawo Nomura’s book of poetry Spectacle & Pigsty
Elsbeth Pancrazi speaks with Cathy Park Hong, the author of the new book of poetry, Engine Empire.
Blessed be Catholic performance artist Linda Montano and her life/art. Amen.
Multi-instrumentalist and composer Nate Kinsella talks about his project Birthmark’s new album Antibodies and shares some soon-to-be classic cute animal videos.