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The Body Myth

Rheea Mukherjee’s debut novel… Here’s some yummy pulls from an interview— (1) Our bodies are political from birth; (2) The body is not a thing, it is a situation; (3) Opportunity: to relearn how we’ve been made to construct our reality; (4) A process of…

Sonic Meditations

American composer Pauline Oliveros said that her meditations had a goal of “expanded consciousness” and “humanitarian purposes; specifically healing.” Read in the New Yorker. _____________________ “The meditation ‘Teach Yourself to Fly’ asks the performer to observe her breath and eventually allow her voice to sound;…

The Body as Archive

Installation view of “Current State of Everything: The Body As Archive” (2018) by dana washington in Time is Running Out of Time: Experimental Film and Video from the LA Rebellion and Today at Art + Practice (photo by Joshua White) via Hyperallergic.

Vanity Fair

For those of you in the SF Bay Area, Erica’s brother is receiving high praise for his role in Vanity Fair, playing through May 12 at ACT. Here Adam talks about his path from autistic kid to thriving actor: “I don’t know how many people…

When Every Vote Matters

Polls are open in India and voters are poised to elect the next President. Indian law mandates that no polling place can be further than 2km (about 1.25 miles) from a registered voter – so in…a desolate, seemingly endless, lion-infested forest in India, a single…

Unariun Disco

UNARIUS NIGHT! with Director Jodi Wille Including… A UNARIUS Mixtape recently-unearthed and extremely rare Unarius videos from the 70s and 80s AND a rare new transfer of the Unarius psychodrama: THE DECLINE AND DESTRUCTION OF THE ORION EMPIRE – PART 4: RELIGIOUS DECEPTION AND SPIRITUAL…