N.H. Pritchards The Matrix and EECCHHOOEESSBy Erica N. Cardwell
These poetry collections exemplify the literary innovation of this eraa commitment to the pursuit and study of sound and a symbolic resistance to legibility. Pritchards poetry illustrates a specific tenant of jazz poetics: words are more malleable when deconstructed.
Maureen OLearys RecordBy Anthony Huffman
This photobook presents reverential photographs that are meditations on the systems, structures, functions, and duties of government. From initial conception to final execution, the project spanned ten years (20102020), with Washington DC as the primary setting.
Deanna Dikemans Leaving and WavingBy Alex Merola
The photographs narrate the artists 27-year-long goodbye game with her family. Inescapable here is the perpetual thrum of times undertow, taking us towards the end, one wave at a time.
Interspecies Futures, Veiled Taxonomies, and Lights, Tunnels, Passages, and Shadows
By Amber Jamilla Musser
at Center for Book Arts
All three exhibitions manifest theorist Donna Haraways concept of sympoiesis and use the forms of the book to enlarge what constitutes knowledge and being together. In these profound (and profoundly different) engagements with sensing, we realize that the book not only contains knowledge, but also invites ethicshow can and should humans engage?
Frankie Alduinos Vertical VillageBy Jonah Goldman Kay
When Westbeth Artists Housing opened in 1970, it was a radical model for communal living in a city that was increasingly unaffordable for most artists. The photobook is an attempt to celebrate this colorful community and a last-ditch effort at preserving this fading element of the citys cultural heritage.