I copyedited Bouchra Khalili's publication The Radical Ally for her exhibit Poets and Witnesses at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, open March 21, 2019. The publication detailed Jean Genet's relationship with the Black Panther Party and featured articles by Jackie Wang, Bouchra Khalili, and Angela Davis, among others.
I worked with Federico Pérez Villoro to copyedit his publication Latent Space: Notes on Seeing Letters Like a Machine and materials for his exhibition Más allá del mundo, hay letras in Monterrey, Mexico.
I worked with editors Christopher Schaberg and Ian Bogost to manage the Object Lessons series.
I edited manuscripts in the social sciences, solicited blurbs and reviews for contracted books, participated in weekly New Ideas meetings with the CUP editorial board, and drafted editorial letters.
I wrote, edited, and conducted interviews for NOMA's members' publication, Arts Quarterly, edited museum press releases for Chicago style and general readability, and edited the museum's new website launched in Fall 2015 in WordPress.
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. We all wear hoods: the Grim Reaper, Red Riding Hood, torturers, executioners and the executed, athletes, laborers, anarchists, rappers, babies in onesies, and anyone who's ever grabbed a hoodie on a chilly day. Alison Kinney's Hood explores the material and symbolic vibrancy of this every... read more
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.What is silence? In a series of short meditations, novelist and playwright John Biguenet considers silence as a servant of power, as a lie, as a punishment, as the voice of God, as a terrorist's final weapon, as a luxury good, as the reason for torture-in short, as an object we both do and... read more
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. During the breakdown of an unhappy marriage, writer Joanna Walsh got a job as a hotel reviewer, and began to gravitate towards places designed as alternatives to home. Luxury, sex, power, anonymity, privacy…hotels are where our desires go on holiday, but also places where our desires are ... read more
A Refinery29 Best Book of March 2019A Paste Magazine Best Book of March 2019Fetishized, demonized, celebrated, and outlawed, the high heel is central to the iconography of modern womanhood. But are high heels good? Are they feminist? What does it mean for a woman (or, for that matter, a man) to choose to wear them?Meditating on the labyrinthine nature of sexual identity and the performance of ... read more
Slavery is not a crime confined to the far reaches of history. It is an injustice that continues to entrap twenty-seven million people across the globe. Laura Murphy offers close to forty survivor narratives from Cambodia, Ghana, Lebanon, Macedonia, Mexico, Russia, Thailand, Ukraine, and the United States, detailing the horrors of a system that forces people to work without pay and against the... read more
A century and a half after the abolition of slavery in the United States, survivors of contemporary forms of enslavement from around the world have revived a powerful tool of the abolitionist movement: first-person narratives of slavery and freedom. Just as Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs, and others used autobiographical testimonies in the fight to eradicate slavery, today’s new slave narr... read more
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