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Where do I put myself, if public life’s destroyed? On reading Denise Riley

Essay

May 2020

Helen Charman

Essay

May 2020

How do you read someone who doesn’t always want to be read? This is a question I used to ask myself when I was...

Book Review

May 2020

Garth Greenwell’s ‘Cleanness’

Zachary Fine

Book Review

May 2020

I’ve been looking for a way to describe the superabundance of sex in Garth Greenwell’s work, and I think...

Book Review

April 2020

Cathy Park Hong’s ‘Minor Feelings’

Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

Book Review

April 2020

Before beginning Minor Feelings, A Reckoning on Race and the Asian Condition, an essay collection by the poet Cathy...

Art Review

April 2020

Sung Tieu, In Cold Print

Gabriella Pounds

Art Review

April 2020

Sung Tieu translates from Vietnamese to English as ‘pistol’. It’s an apt name for an artist whose practice explores...

Book Review

February 2020

Anna Wiener’s ‘Uncanny Valley’

Orit Gat

Book Review

February 2020

1. SF vs NY   Anna Wiener found herself in the right place at the right time. That is,...

Feature

January 2020

Silvia Kolbowski, That Monster: An Allegory

Sasha Archibald

Feature

January 2020

The conceptual artist Silvia Kolbowski began working on her new video, That Monster: An Allegory (2018), in the immediate...

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...

Michelle Tea’s ‘Against Memoir’

Book Review

December 2019

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 yet another café job. This...

 

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