This month we’re featuring interviews with Eimear McBride, whose novel A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing won last year’s inaugural Goldsmiths Prize and has been the subject of much critical excitement, and artist Conrad Shawcross, whose sculptures combine mechanical innovation and philosophical experiment We’re also publishing fictional field-writings from art writer and Happy Hypocrite editor Maria Fusco’s residency at the Lisbon Architecture Triennale; David Auerbach on the narrative modalities of gaming and ‘the Quick Time Event’; and Rose McLaren who, astonishingly, manages to say something original about Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle cycle, arguing that his ‘closest artistic relatives are the Northern Renaissance painters’ Finally, we have a suite of paintings by the Turner Prize-nominated artist and one-time punk Dexter Dalwood, fiction from Guernsey-born, California-based Ben Hinshaw, and poetry by England’s New York School heir, David Andrew
May 2014

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May 2014