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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.
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 Drew Sawyer
"There is this moment when you have to reject everything in order to push yourself forward."
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 and Ricky Ruihong Li
"I’m writing to anyone with a political imagination."
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 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."