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Maria Gainza’s ‘Optic Nerve’

Book Review

May 2019

Lauren Elkin

Book Review

May 2019

In his foreword to A Thousand Plateaus, on the pleasures of philosophy, and of Deleuze and Guattari’s philosophy in particular, Brian Massumi writes:  ...

Book Review

May 2019

Valeria Luiselli’s ‘Lost Children Archive’

Dennis Zhou

Book Review

May 2019

In the summer of 2015, when thousands of children were arriving in the United States every month from Honduras,...

Book Review

April 2019

Virginie Despentes’ ‘Vernon Subutex Two’

Roisin Kiberd

Book Review

April 2019

In King-Kong Theory (2006), her autobiography and feminist manifesto, Virginie Despentes describes a job she’d held almost two decades...

Art Review

April 2019

How Chicago! Imagists 1960s and 70s

Chloë Ashby

Art Review

April 2019

At times, the artwork of the Chicago Imagists verges on the gross: that big green bogey dangling from the...

Art Review

April 2019

Oscar Wilde Temple, Studio Voltaire

Leon Craig

Art Review

April 2019

The light is dim, the air richly scented. Little purple tea lights flicker in the votive candle rack and...

Book Review

April 2019

Postcards from Peripheral France

Elsa Court

Book Review

April 2019

‘When I arrived in Paris for school, all these bourgeois kids would say Eddy Bellegueule, what a funny name.’...

Daria Martin, Tonight the World

Art Review

March 2019

Nathan Geyer

Art Review

March 2019

I awoke bathed in perspiration, my teeth clenched. Once again, as on countless previous nights, I had been hunted from pillar to post in...

Book Review

February 2019

On Yuval Noah Harari

Claire Lowdon

Book Review

February 2019

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was someone in charge, someone who understood how it all fitted together? Even...

Art Review

February 2019

Simryn Gill, Soft Tissue

Skye Arundhati Thomas

Art Review

February 2019

I walked into Simryn Gill’s exhibition SOFT TISSUE at Jhaveri Contemporary on one of the worst days of an...

The Inheritance of Ambiguity

Book Review

February 2019

Katie Da Cunha Lewin

Book Review

February 2019

I have told the story of my grandparents’ arrival in England countless times. Their bags, their passports, even the car that picked them up....

 

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