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Daniella Sanader

Daniella Sanader is a writer and reader who lives in Toronto.

Amy Ching-Yan Lam’s Looty Goes to Heaven

Histories of dog breeding, racist genetic theory, and British colonial extraction form the backdrop to this work of speculative fiction. Written and distributed in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at Eastside Projects in Birmingham, UK, the book follows Looty as the toy dog navigates the heavy burdens of her different lives under imperial rule.

Nour Bishouty’s 1—130: Selected Works Ghassan Bishouty b. 1941 Safad, Palestine — d. 2004 Amman, Jordan

Emerging from the artist’s ongoing research into the extensive archive of her father’s art practice, this artist book allows for a different portrait to materialize. It’s a portrait that uses the physicality of the bookwork itself to explore the complicated rhythms of remembering, forgetting, and storytelling that exist between generations of a family.

Oliver Husain and Kerstin Schroedinger’s DNCB–A History of Irritation

The first few printed lines of Oliver Husain and Kerstin Schroedinger’s DNCB – A History of Irritation describe a 1987 archival photograph as if from a sideways glance, peripheral details coming into focus before its core subject can be fully taken in. The paragraph goes on to articulate the scene in full: two white men are seated in a San Francisco apartment.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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