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in conversation with Lauren O'Neill-Butler
"I’m not interested in just looking but in having an experience and then expanding from there."
in conversation with Aria Dean
"I have always wanted to fight cultural amnesia, and I don't know how we do that without museums."
in conversation with Emmanuel Olunkwa in conversation with Emmanuel Olunkwa
"The futurist California never happened—it was never tried."
Denise Ferreira da Silva
in conversation with Stefanie Hessler in conversation with Stefanie Hessler
"The ability to self-represent is crucial; it is the first condition of possibility for any kind of representation."
in conversation with Johanna Zwirner in conversation with Johanna Zwirner
"I'm always cognizant of life being the most interesting thing, and writing coming out of that."
Sylvia Plimack Mangold
in conversation with Lauren O’Neill-Butler in conversation with Lauren O’Neill-Butler
"I've never been someone who could be influenced very easily."
Hedi El Kholti
in conversation with Ryan Mangione in conversation with Ryan Mangione
"I've only lived my gay sex life in English."
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.