rip michael k williams … profiled him a few years back and his memory of rhythm nation still moves me
if you have a moment do read this thought-provoking interview with the remarkable photographer, joel meyerowitz. it was conducted for @SSENSE by the ever brilliant, @hillcake; her questions as always encouraging the most wonderful responses.
James Schuyler to Frank O’Hara
I want to share my admiration for my friend Thomas Gebremedhin and also hear his unique perspective in book publishing as an Eritrean American. Our conversation for @SSENSE: ssense.com/en-us/editoria…
perfect double feature (esp for the opera and for the dogs): The Age of Innocence and Moonstruck
"I’m sure everyone has their own special story about that night, but for me it was about two things..." Leilah Weinraub ssen.se/BestPartyEver
The Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant
3 months ago
"Undertones of race, class, and gender mediated photographic forms of relation—all offering moments of simultaneous connection and tension. ." For @SSENSE, Oluremi Onabanjo (@RemiOnabanjo) reads for glamour across time in Afro-Diasporic photography. ow.ly/jxUo50FHfcJ
"One such image-maker, the young Ghanaian James Barnor, would capture the gentle fall of tulle floating outward as a bride clambered out of her town car, the sharp point of her white stiletto hitting the street..." @RemiOnabanjo ssen.se/LookingGood
"People think I'm really mean, and they're literally correct that I am very mean. Nevertheless, I feel misunderstood." Artist Borna Sammak in conversation with Thora Siemsen with photographs by Marquale Ashley ssen.se/AllTasteIsDisg…
i had the honor of helping assemble these incredible remembrances, & their fittingly Berlantian mix of intimacy & knife's-edge analysis & comedy & ambivalence & love brought Lauren back into sharp focus for me & made me cry a lot
Lil Nas X is by no means our first gay pop star, but when it comes to comfort and pride and being just as proudly sexual as straight people are, he might be our best.
I profiled him for this week’s cover of @NYTmag nytimes.com/2021/07/07/mag…