Dance In Conversation
Marie Chouinard performed her first solo, Crystallization, in 1978: it was an hour-long “study of geometrical movement” inside an art gallery, set to the sound-scape of musician Rober Racine scraping a metal grill.
BILL BERKSON (1939 2016)
By Jarrett Earnest
WE WERE DESIGNED FOR HEAVEN
Bill Berkson On Arcadia, Utopia, and Collaboration
Closing my eyes now, I’m trying to remember what Bill Berkson had written on the blackboarda cloud of disparate names and concepts: UTOPIA; ARCADIA; CHRONOS; AS YOU LIKE IT; KAFKA; OVID.
For a while now I’ve had a theory about a select group of artists who were making music in the 1960s and ’70s. These are musicians who seem related to their time only obliquely: they may have been marked by it, but they were not of it.
Edmund Berrigan is the author most recently of Can It (Letter Machine Editions) and We'll All Go Together (Fewer & Further Press).
From the Publisher & Artistic Director
June 2016 was an emotional rollercoaster. It began with the news late Friday, June 3, that Muhammad Ali had died.
Editor's Messsage Guest Critic
Wherever one turns in the United States these days, one cannot help but find instances of the politics of identity and identification at work.