Non-Fiction

Eight Views on Opera: Bel Canto at Site Santa Fe

09/09/2019
The following article was first published by The Seen in September, 2019. The story is well-known and repeated often: Orpheus and Eurydice are in love. Orpheus is renowned for his voice. Eurydice is an oak nymph and the child of Apollo. Just before the wedding, she is bitten by a snake and dies. Unable to accept his grief, Orpheus travels to the underworld armed with only his lute. Surely, if he can sing... +

Aesthetics Equals Politics

05/16/2019
Aesthetics Equals Politics
Edited by Mark Foster Gage with writing by Mark Foster Gage, Jacques Rancière, Elaine Scarry, Graham Harman, Timothy Morton, Ferda Kolatan, Adam Fure, Michael Young, Nettrice R. Gaskins, Roger Rothman, Diann Bauer, Matt Shaw, Albena Yaneva, Brett Mommersteeg, Lydia Kallipoliti, Ariane Lourie Harrison, Rhett Russo, Peggy Deamer, and me. Hyperallergic writes, "The... +

Hương Ngô: Reap the Whirlwind

02/16/2019
Hương Ngô: Reap the Whirlwind
Hương Ngô, Reap the Whirlwind, Installation View, Aspect/Ratio, 2019. Photo by Tom Van Enyde.
This article was originally published by Fabrik in February 2018.

In Hương Ngô’s latest exhibition, Reap The Whirlwind, the artist samples archival documents, vintage pulp novels, film sequences and historic postcards to recover representations of Indochinese women. Using distinct material reproduction techniques, Ngô questions the politics of the viewers’ access. Ngô’s female protagonists include Nguyên Thi Minh Khai... +