Brian Rogers talks about reprising his performance piece Hot Box, the challenges of performing, and his compulsion to keep creating.
Nick Thurston considers some unavoidable problems with reading Ian Hamilton Finlay, the Scottish poet-gardener, seriously as a poet.
We’ve provided a few remedies for that splitting headache.
Word Choice features original works of fiction and poetry. Read two poems by Jared Stanley with art by Simon Nunn, selected by Daniel Moysaenko.
Writer Zadie Smith and graphic novelist and illustrator Chris Ware spoke at the New York Public Library on December 11, 2012.
Julian Hoeber on film, intertextuality, and his latest piece, Demon Hill, a disorienting optical illusion come to life.
robbinschilds embark on a journey that straddles the mundane and the otherworldly in their latest two-part show, I came here on my own & Salzburggrubzlas, Grubzlassalzburg!
Word Choice features original works of fiction and poetry. Read “Backyard Man” by Sean Madigan Hoen, selected by Rosie Parker and Rachel Mercer.
Miguel Gomes talks about his latest feature Tabu, which has been the talk of this year’s arthouse circuit. It’s at Film Forum through January 8.
Cars come to life in Detroit.
Poet Jena Osman on the influence of the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poets and the modes of looking in her poetry.
Oppenheimer’s The Act of Killing explores the experience of tragedy and horror of genocide in Indonesia through imaginative recreations made with the killers themselves.
The shortest days, and the shortest season.
Word Choice features original works of fiction and poetry. Read three poems by Emily Pettit with art by Lisa Congdon, selected by Daniel Moysaenko.
A poignant vision of our country from the great American photographer Edward Weston is on view now at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Chris Sullivan discusses the emotions behind his epic Consuming Spirits, and reflects on being an animator.
What can the superhuman tell us about humanity? Jorge Rojas on curating superHUMAN at Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art.
Kathleen Alcott on adolescence and her novel The Dangers of Proximal Alphabets.
Margaux Williamson on her performance piece How to Act in Real Life, her film Teenager Hamlet, and being a character in Sheila Heti’s How Should A Person Be?
Now you can start planning your week.
Word Choice features original works of fiction and poetry. Read six poems by Suzanne Buffam with art by Fiona Ackerman, selected by Daniel Moysaenko.
Running, running, running . . .
Barbara T. Smith takes us on a journey through her life—from 1950s housewife to 1970s radical feminist, and on to her current work at age 81.
Tim Seibles on teaching, privacy, and his National Book Award nominated Fast Animal.
Director Andrew Bujalski discusses his career in the event of the tenth anniversary of his debut Funny Ha Ha.
Sculptor Alexej Meschtschanow doctors furniture and everyday objects. In this interview he talks about the Bauhaus, the Balkans, and life as an expat in Berlin.
Miranda July on her experiences meeting strangers from the PennySaver and the relationship between her book It Chooses You and her film The Future.
Spoiled for choice in NY? Let us introduce some discipline.
Emily Hoffman reviews the latest installment of Sarah Michelson’s Devotion series.