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Five Radicals April 27, 2017: 1. I recently realized that, in Spanish, experimentar means both “to experiment” and “to experience.” This is so obvious that I wonder if I’ve known it subconsciously, without ever having [...] by

Lend Me Your Ears July 31, 2014: Is it me or is Marcel Broodthaers the new Vito Acconci in the poetry world, the de rigueur historical example of the poet/artist? It seems rare nowadays to engage in a conversation dealing with [...] by

I Like People, and I Like People to Like Me July 24, 2014: Two things I heard last weekend have been stuck in my head like earworms. Make that three. Okay, four. The context in which I heard them is worth noting: the symposium “Expanded Writing” at the [...] by

Tudo Passa July 17, 2014: “The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” I stumbled on this Bertrand Russell quote after having spent many, many hours—comfortably, sometimes edgily—in the role of spectator of a [...] by

Art & Poetry Now July 9, 2014: I get a lot of press releases at BOMB—a high quotient of them art-related. Often those using hyper-theoretical discourse reach Borgesian levels of critical absurdity that make them come across as [...] by

Journal, Day Five June 2, 2006: It’s been great to be here at this virtual gathering post. When I began writing last weekend some of the first sentences to come to my mind were: If we were at a party I’d introduce you to some [...] by

Journal, Day Four June 1, 2006: Poetry is potlatch, is what Argentine Arturo Carrera puts forward in his most recent poetry collection titled Potlatch. Born in 1948 Carrera has authored more than 20 books and has gone through his [...] by

Journal, Day Three May 31, 2006: One way to understand why often culture thrives in times of adversity is that artists are forced to acknowledge that complacency might bring about their demise and hence have no alternative but to [...] by

Journal, Day Two May 30, 2006: I spend a lot of time thinking about economies: my own, the world’s. I’m fascinated by the workings of things that seem to defy the logic of late capitalism; they’re a bit like benign growths [...] by

Journal, Day One May 29, 2006: I am not a blogger: I neither have my own blog nor do I usually read blogs, with very few exceptions, so I hope you bear with me. I live in New York. (A lame excuse?) I tend to become engaged in a [...] by