INCONVERSATION

FELIX BERNSTEIN &
GABE RUBIN with Nick Bennett

Art

Like many others, I came to know Felix Bernstein through his videos on YouTube, his book of essays Notes on Post-Conceptual Poetry (Insert Blanc Press, 2015), and his book of poetry Burn Book (Nightboat Books, 2016).

INCONVERSATION

Philosopher of the Sequence Out of Sync:
ZOE LEONARD
with Thyrza Nichols Goodeve

Art

“The idea that, as individuals, we are caught in a much larger storm of circumstances beyond our control. We live in our time, and we cannot outrun it.”

INCONVERSATION

JOHN ELDERFIELD
with Phong Bui

Art

In order to experience a great work of art, one must assume that one will never understand it fully, but perhaps there are a few exceptions when one is completely alone with one’s openness and vulnerability, ready to be a receptor to the hidden layers of minute subtleties. How does one ever come to understand the art of Paul Cézanne?

INCONVERSATION

HUMA BHABHA
with Elyse Benenson

Art

“It’s true that both the alien and the robot say, “Listen, we come in peace,” which was genuine when they said it, but the reaction from the humans was to be aggressive, which is part of human nature. It’s our perpetual struggle to overcome, always.”

INCONVERSATION

YTO BARRADA
with Osman Can Yerebakan

Art

Yto Barrada is one of the most prolific artists working today, blurring the boundaries between different techniques, disciplines, and hierarchies in art and culture. The New York-based French-Moroccan artist’s primary material is history, with its gnarly paths and unforeseeable findings. In her expansive work, anecdotes from oral or documented pasts transform into visually haunting works stemming from meticulous research and an interdisciplinary vision.

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JUNE 2018

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