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Volume 2



K Allado-McDowell

in conversation with Dawn Chan

"There's something freeing about not owning every word."


Abortions Will Not Let You Forget

by Aliza Shvarts

"At this edge of legibility, we can find new language, frameworks, and tools."


Lena Dunham

in conversation with Emmanuel Olunkwa

"People sometimes thought I cared more about myself than I did."


Love and Rage: A Roundtable on bell hooks

with Lyle Ashton Harris, Dawn Chan, Ricky Ruihong Li, Parissah Lin, Darla Migan, Emmanuel Olunkwa, and Aliza Shvarts

“Not having moments to grieve is a combination of raced, classed, and gendered positionality.”


Dennis Cooper

in conversation with Ryan Mangione

“I was already the enemy to a lot of the activists, because I wasn't representing gays in a positive way.”


Three Poems on Art

by Yxta Maya Murray

"They stood around, laughing,
while drugs crumbled in their blood."


Volume 2

On Architecture

Interviews with Dan Graham, Susan Schuppli, and Tom Burr; essays by Dawn Chan, Alexandra Tell, and Quang Truong, with an introduction by Emmanuel Olunkwa.

Volume 1

On L’informe

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.

Volume 0

Interviews 1-10

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.