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  • PRINT Summer 2018

    Miz Cracker

    Miz Cracker (RuPaul’s Drag Race, season ten) is a drag queen, writer, and comedienne based in New York City. She lives her best life on Instagram (@miz_cracker). Her one-woman show, It’s Time, will begin touring this summer. She writes a column on LGBTQ issues for Slate.

  • PRINT May 2018

    Lyra Pramuk

    Lyra Pramuk is an American singer, composer-producer, and performance artist based in Berlin. She collaborates often with artists such as Holly Herndon, Colin Self, and Donna Huanca, and this fall will release her debut EP with Objects Ltd. She is committed to empathy and listening as the central pathways to self-actualization and affirmative collective action, using fictive play to summon a kinder future.

  • PRINT April 2018

    Onyx Collective

    This elusive jazz ensemble was created in 2015 by Isaiah Barr, Austin Williamson, and a cluster of young artists in New York City. Its shows are often unannounced, impromptu affairs; the interchangeable cast might perform in a basement, at a rooftop cocktail lounge, and to the street from a storefront, all in one week. Onyx released 2nd Avenue Rundown on vinyl (Supreme) in September 2016, followed by Lower East Suite Part One (Big Dada) in October 2017, and Lower East Suite Part Two in December.

  • PRINT March 2018

    Yaeji

    Kathy Yaeji Lee is a Korean-American DJ, producer, visual artist, and graphic designer based in Brooklyn. She released two EPs in 2017—Yaeji and EP2— and will tour North America this year.

  • PRINT February 2018

    Andrea Arrubla

    Brooklyn-based Andrea Arrubla is a Colombian visual artist and poet. She is a former student liaison at New York’s Bruce High Quality Foundation University (BHQFU), where she focused on community engagement and public programming. Her artwork has been featured in numerous exhibitions at New York galleries, including New Release, Essex Flowers, and 67.

  • PRINT January 2018

    Carlos Motta

    Carlos Motta is a New York–based artist whose work engages with histories of queer culture and activism. “Carlos Motta: Formas de libertad,” a survey of his career to date, is on view at the Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín, Colombia, through February 18, and his exhibition “The Crossing” is at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, through January 21.

  • PRINT November 2017

    Jibz Cameron

    Jibz Cameron (aka Dynasty Handbag) is a Los Angeles–based actor and artist working in performance and video. Cameron hosts a monthly Weirdo Night!—with experimental performance, video, and comedy—at various venues. On November 11, she will appear in the live soap opera Room for Cream as part of programming for “Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon” at the New Museum in New York.

  • PRINT October 2017

    Sarah Zapata

    Sarah Zapata makes work using time-consuming and labor-intensive processes such as handweaving, rope coiling, latch-hooking, and sewing to produce large-scale works that explore the feminine, the fetishized, and the handmade. Since August, she’s been working on an interactive installation at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York as part of the exhibition series “Studio Views: Craft in the Expanded Field,” on view through October 15.

  • PRINT September 2017

    Pendleton Ward

    Pendleton Ward created the television cartoon series Adventure Time (2010–). He is (I . . . I’m writing this) currently watching Blender tutorials on YouTube in pursuit of producing his own indie virtual-reality games. I (me . . . Pen) live in Los Angeles. (All illustrations by Pendleton Ward.)

  • PRINT Summer 2017

    Terre Thaemlitz

    Terre Thaemlitz is a multimedia producer, writer, public speaker, educator, audio remixer, and DJ based in Japan; she is also the owner of Comatonse Recordings. Her work combines a critical look at gender, sexuality, class, linguistics, ethnicity, and race with an ongoing analysis of the socioeconomics of commercial media production. He has released more than fifteen solo albums, as well as numerous twelve-inch singles and video works. Her writings on music and culture have been published internationally in a number of books, academic journals, and magazines. As a speaker on issues of nonessentialist

  • PRINT May 2017

    Ivana Bašić

    The work of New York–based Serbian artist Ivana Bašić was included in “Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016” at the Whitney Museum of American Art this past fall and “Without a Body” at Andrea Rosen Gallery in January. In 2016 she had shows at Annka Kultys Gallery in London, Nina Johnson in Miami, and Nogueras Blanchard in Barcelona. Bašić has upcoming solo exhibitions at New York’s Marlborough Contemporary and Signal in Brooklyn.

  • PRINT April 2017

    Sol Calero

    Sol Calero is a Venezuelan-born artist living in Berlin. She recently mounted solo exhibitions at Kunsthaus Bregenz in Austria and Art Basel. Forthcoming exhibitions include Preis der Nationalgalerie at Hamburger Bahnhof, Future Generation Art Prize at the Pinchuk Art Centre in Kiev, and the Folkestone Triennial in Kent, UK. Calero is a codirector of the project space Kinderhook & Caracas in Berlin and a founder of the television platform Conglomerate.