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in conversation with Valerie Mindlin
"Painting can only live if it wants to die."
in conversation with Aria Dean, Emmanuel Olunkwa, and Lauren O'Neill-Butler in conversation with Aria Dean, Emmanuel Olunkwa, and Lauren O'Neill-Butler
"My body, your body, was already implicated in the zero degree of painting from day one."
in conversation with Emmanuel Olunkwa in conversation with Emmanuel Olunkwa
"I had the most boring job of all of my friends who were working in the early days of hip-hop."
in conversation with Emmanuel Olunkwa and Ricky Ruihong Li in conversation with Emmanuel Olunkwa and Ricky Ruihong Li
"I’m writing to anyone with a political imagination."
in conversation with Drew Sawyer in conversation with Drew Sawyer
"There is this moment when you have to reject everything in order to push yourself forward."
in conversation with Emmanuel Olunkwa and Lauren O'Neill-Butler in conversation with Emmanuel Olunkwa and Lauren O'Neill-Butler
"I like a kind of writing that's irreducible—just itself and nothing else."
in conversation with Johanna Zwirner in conversation with Johanna Zwirner
"I think we need to de-frame art and let it be free."
in conversation with Lauren O'Neill-Butler in conversation with Lauren O'Neill-Butler
"I spent my youth in a world of women who were, and who insisted to be, witnesses to the fate of women."
in conversation with Isabelle A. Tan and Ricky Ruihong Li in conversation with Isabelle A. Tan and Ricky Ruihong Li
“What matters is not only the writing of time as history but the writing processes of technologies.”
Conversations at Karma
For our inaugural public programming series at the Karma Bookstore, Lucy Sante, Laurie Simmons, Stuart Comer, Keller Easterling, Thelma Golden, and Adrienne Edwards discussed the thinking and processes behind their work, while sharing their diverse views on craft, desire, and the ways in which storytelling has influenced them.
Interviews with Dan Graham, Susan Schuppli, and Tom Burr; essays by Dawn Chan, Alexandra Tell, and Quang Truong, with an introduction by Emmanuel Olunkwa.
Rethinking contemporary aspects of the informe—related to technology, gender, disease, and race—in a Bataillean key through interviews with Matthew Barney, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, and Michael Taussig; a roundtable featuring Bruce Hainley, Ruba Katrib, and November editors; and essays on Black Bataille and the long shadow of catharsis.
Adrian Piper, Frank B. Wilderson III, Christopher K. Ho, Sarah Schulman, Nell Painter, Ruba Katrib, Mimi Thi Nguyen, Mark Wigley, Howardena Pindell, and Hal Foster.