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Vijay Iyer

Vijay Iyer is a Composer-pianist. He has released twenty-four albums, most recently Uneasy (ECM Records, 2021). He teaches at Harvard and lives in Harlem.

Rewildings

When the word “wild” shows up, it is typically being employed to suggest, of its unwitting subject, the absence of order, planning, care, or thought. When applying it to you, the speaker means to proclaim that your emotions are running hot, you’re out of control, your hair is flying, you don’t know the rules. It imposes a judgment of impropriety. It says that you can’t be trusted.

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The Brooklyn Rail

MAY 2022

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