Throughout her work and in her latest volume, Concordance, Howe confronts the plight of the female writer in a masculine literary culture.
The Poetic Vinyl of Susan Howe and Nathaniel Mackey
Curated by Shannon Ebner, this LP combines recordings of poems as well as archival material from 1991 through 2018.
Intertextual Depth in Susan Howe’s Debths
These poems collage Paul Thek’s art, 19th-century American literature, and a fairy tale to create a fresh understanding of the memory and soul.
In Readers’ Hands, Archives Find New Contexts
Now more than ever archives are in a transition, one that offers an opportunity for new potential at a time when there’s nostalgia for old, dusty cardboard boxes.
Printing and Process: A Report from the NY Art Book Fair Conference
The New York Art Book Fair’s seventh annual conference, a two-day event full of dialogues concerning the art book, is a distinguished gathering of bibliophiles looking to dissect each inch of paper at their disposal.
A Fundamental Rupture: ‘Itself Not So’ at Lisa Cooley
An intriguing concept: how to create an art exhibition about the inability to communicate? That is what curator Rachel Valinsky has set out to do in Itself Not So, the current group show at Lisa Cooley on the Lower East Side, and for the most part, the selection she has made neatly vaults past the inherent paradox of the proposition.
An Architecture of Poetry and Sound
To experience “Frolic Architecture” is to enter into a world that feels both familiar and bizarre. The piece, a collaboration between composer David Grubbs and poet Susan Howe is a delicate sound collage, rich with layers, solemn, and mildly, comfortably disjointed.