What We’re Reading

Coming up over the next couple of months >>>

Wednesday, 10th September 2014 – Valeria Luiselli – Faces in the Crowd

Valeria Luiselli was born in Mexico City in 1983. Her novels and essays have been widely translated and work has been published in magazines and newspapers including the New York Times, ReviewGranta, and Internazionale. Faces in the Crowd is her first novel.

Wednesday, 15th October 2014 – Sophia al Maria – The Girl Who Fell to Earth

Sophia Al-Maria (born in Tacoma) is an artist, writer, and filmmaker who currently lives and works in Doha, Qatar and London, UK. For the past few years, she has been carrying out research around the concept of Gulf Futurism. Her primary interests lie in the isolation of individuals via technology and reactionary Islam, the corrosive elements of consumerism and industry, and the erasure of history.

Wednesday, 12th November 2014 – Hito Steyerl – In Defense of the Poor Image (essay) (available here: http://www.e-flux.com/journal/in-defense-of-the-poor-image/)

Hito Steyerl (born 1966, Munich) is a German filmmaker, visual artist, and author in the field of essayist documentary video.

Wednesday, 10th December 2014 – Caryl Churchill – Cloud 9 (play)

Caryl Churchill (born 3 September 1938) is an English dramatist known for her use of non-naturalistic techniques and feminist themes, dramatisation of the abuses of power, and exploration of sexual politics. She is acknowledged as a major playwright in the English language and one of world theatre’s most influential writers.

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