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AIRPORTS FOR CLASSROOMS April 14, 2014: The music was designed to be continuously looped as a sound installation, with the intent to diffuse the tense, anxious atmosphere of an airport terminal. Maybe what I mean is more simple: music for classrooms. The sometimes tense, anxious atmosphere of a workshop. The continuous looping of tradition, or convention, or both. At worst: [...] by

cento for love April 3, 2014: written for a performance with Dohee Lee and Simon Pettet on March 28, 2014 Poetry is not for the passive. It is, as Mayakovsky knew, at its very heart tendentious. Even the love poem agitates the beloved to fall in love with the poet. Like the first time I ever heard “Crazy in Love” is the only time I’ll ever understand. Once [...] by

Asian Vampire Sensuality and Other Problems April 5, 2011: Barbara Jane Reyes: "My question is about women of color publishing now. Why so dispersed? Why so defanged? Why so reticent, so deferential to others’ authority?" Quick answer: The body. To write the diasporic body — the race-class body — female body... is... so horrible, I can't even tell you. This sentence functions as evidence. [...] by

“If you give me a dollar I’ll take my top off / and let you see my heart” November 24, 2010: Laurel Nakadate's film Untitled simultaneously makes poetry sexy and succeeds in making sexiness entirely beside the point, reducing the body to simply a matter-of-fact vehicle for commenting on itself. Nakadate invited porn actresses to "audition" with the poems of Dora Malech, which HTMLGIANT's Jackie Wang sees as the perfect source material for [...] by