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On Having No Skin: Nan Goldin’s Sirens

Art Review

January 2020

Amber Husain

Art Review

January 2020

The feeling of drug-induced euphoria could be strips of gauze between beautiful fingers. Or a silver slinky sent down a torso by its own...

Art Review

January 2020

Vija Celmins, To Fix the Image in Memory

Dennis Zhou

Art Review

January 2020

‘I crawl over the photograph like an ant, and I document my crawling on another surface,’ Vija Celmins has...

Book Review

December 2019

Who Liberates the Slaves?

Sophie Lewis

Book Review

December 2019

‘Make Margaret Atwood fiction again!’ Despite encountering them repeatedly over the past few years, I still cannot entirely believe...

Book Review

December 2019

Michelle Tea’s ‘Against Memoir’

Aimee Ballinger

Book Review

December 2019

Last summer, after an eight-hour shift with barely enough time for a piss break, I walked out of a...

Art Review

December 2019

Anna Maria Maiolino, Making Love Revolutionary

Philomena Epps

Art Review

December 2019

In 1977, a group of mothers began to meet on Thursday afternoons in Plaza de Mayo, the site of...

Art Review

November 2019

Actually, the Dead are Not Dead

Izabella Scott

Art Review

November 2019

During Bergen Assembly’s opening days, I am asked to attend a number of mock funerals, including one for a...

Edoardo Albinati’s ‘The Catholic School’

Book Review

November 2019

Guy Stagg

Book Review

November 2019

‘What man is, whatever man is under the eye of heaven, that I burn to know and that – I do not say this...

Book Review

November 2019

Susanna Moore’s ‘In the Cut’

Katherine Angel

Book Review

November 2019

In 2013, when Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake first aired, I tried but failed to watch it. In...

Book Review

November 2019

Vigdis Hjorth’s ‘Will and Testament’

Theodora Danek

Book Review

November 2019

Vigdis Hjorth is a pretty big deal in Norway. She has written thirty-seven books, the majority of them novels,...

Chantal Akerman’s ‘My Mother Laughs’

Book Review

October 2019

Nicole Flattery

Book Review

October 2019

There’s a scene in the documentary I Don’t Belong Anywhere, about the Belgian filmmaker’s Chantal Akerman’s life and work, where she discusses her only...

 

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