Interviews

 

 

Interview with Miguel Syjuco

I'd like to think that a good writer can write a book that reaches everyone, that they can make it rich enough and in a way maybe dense enough so that some things will reach their home audience, in my case the Filipinos, and some things will reach only the foreign audience -- Miguel Syjuco

Beginnings, Books, and Bazaars

In the first part of her interview with the Slavs and Tatars art collective, Diana Gluck explores the group's origins and the conversations sparked by its installations.

Weird History: Headspace 1.0

In 2013, four NYUAD students began interviewing their classmates about their experiences in Abu Dhabi. As the starting point for the interviews, they used seven questions: Why are you scared? Why do you feel repressed? Why do you feel liberated? Why do you regret...

Place, Language, and Literature

Part Two of a Conversation with the Judges for the 2015 Man Book International Prize [Editor’s Note: The Man Booker International Prize is a literary award given every two years to a living author of any nationality for a body of work published in English or generally...

What’s on Your Bookshelf: Glenn Wharton

WHAT'S ON YOUR BOOKSHELF Glenn Wharton Paloma Saco-Vértiz December 2014 Glenn Wharton is an art conservator and a professor of Museum Studies at NYU New York, specializing in conservation and the study of modern and contemporary art collections. From 2007-2013,...

Is Harry Potter World Literature?

  Part One of a Conversation with the Judges for the 2015 Man Book International Prize [Editor’s Note: The Man Booker International Prize is a literary award given every two years to a living author of any nationality for a body of work published in English or...

Interview with Abdullah al-Mutairi

I first discovered Abdullah al Mutairi, an artist from Kuwait but studying in NYC, online on an art competition hosted by 89+ and DIS magazine, called DIScrit. Dubbing its contestants #YoungerThanRihanna, the contest aimed to promote work from artists born in and...

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