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Ross Simonini

Ross Simonini is an artist, writer, and musician. He serves as the interviews editor for The Believer, and is a founder of the musical project, NewVillager. His first novel, The Book of Formation was published by Melville House & Random House in 2017. He writes essays and interviews for The New York Times, McSweeneys, Interview, Frieze, ArtReview, and Mousse. He has shown his visual work at Sharjah Biennial, Jack Hanley Gallery, Martos Gallery, Fredericks & Freiser, Human Resources, Shoot the Lobster, among others.

Comedians

Eric Wareheim on Winemaking

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Artists

An Interview with Jason Moran

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Artists

An Interview with Pope.L

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Interviews

An Interview with Ram Dass and Rameshwar Das

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Interviews

An Interview with Ezra Koenig

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Interviews

An Interview with Miranda July

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An Inherently Paintable Moment

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Interviews

An Interview with Stephin Merritt

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Artists

An Interview with Carroll Dunham

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Interviews

An Interview with Meredith Monk

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Artists

An Interview with Sarah Braman

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Artists

The Process: Jemima Kirke

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Artists

An Interview with Chris Martin

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Interviews

The Process: Lizzi Bougatsos

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Lizzi Bougatsos is a pervasive figure in New York culture. As a musician, she is a member of Gang Gang Dance and I.U.D., two groundbreaking musical groups in which she ...
Interviews

An Interview with Mike Patton

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Artists

An Interview with Joe Bradley

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Artists

An Interview with Mika Rottenberg

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Artists

An Interview with Matt Mullican

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Interviews

An Interview with Brian Chippendale

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Brian Chippendale wears a green, lucha libre–looking mask when he drums. He sings and screams, too, but you can’t see it, since the microphone is strapped to the inside the ...
Artists

The Process: Eddie Martinez

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The paintings of Eddie Martinez contain a grunting, primal urge for mark-making. With a slew of tools and techniques, he piles up canvases with chunky shapes and smears that ...
Artists

The Process: Brian Degraw

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Brian DeGraw mashes up culture. His artwork dances through a spate of forms and references, reflecting a city-dweller's uneasy relationship with pervasive mass media. His ...
Artists

A Microinterview with Terence Koh

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This issue features a microinterview with Terence Koh, conducted by Ross Simonini. Koh’s work involves death, decay, silence, an abundance of white, and, quite often, his own ...
Artists

The Process: Christian Holstad

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Christian Holstad’s practice is broad and includes ornate collages, artfully erased newspaper photographs, enigmatic installation works, and cloth assemblages. With materials ...
Actors

An Interview with Jason Schwartzman

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Interviews

An Interview with Trey Anastasio

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Interviews

An Interview with Bianca Casady

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Artists

An Interview with Keegan McHargue

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In their own playful way, the paintings of Keegan McHargue tug at the very nature of perception. If M.C. Escher created his optical illusions through hyper-dimensionality, ...
Filmmakers

An Interview with Harmony Korine

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Interviews

An Interview with Thom Yorke

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Essays

The Clash of the Jamaican Deejays

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Essays

An Interview with Vladimir

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The artist who goes by the name Vladimir is one of the only known filmmakers working with View-Masters, which, if you remember, are those cheap-looking toy binoculars usually ...
Interviews

An Interview with David Gates

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Symposia

A Review of: Poste Restante by Derek White

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Symposia

The Left Bank Gang

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Symposia

The Wave Books Poetry Bus Tour

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Symposia

Three New Picto-Novelettes

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Symposia

A Review of: A Family Daughter by Maile Meloy

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Interviews

An Interview With Gary Lutz

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