interview: Michele Mercure

We spoke with electronic sound artist Michele Mercure in advance of her performance at Interference Fest, taking place in Austin from September 5-8, 2019. Mercure shared insight into her instrumentation, how her music-making process has changed, the advantage of contemporary equipment, and how limiting yourself can, paradoxically, expand your sonic horizons.

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portfolio: Rick Pieto

Rick Pieto’s Glitch Poems combine traditional poetry with both intentional and random imagery, including symbols, numbers and letters. Pieto’s piece, 4squares, serves as the cover of our summer 2019 issue. Rick Pieto is a visual poet and writer living in the Silver Spring, Maryland area.

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interview: Catherine Chen

Catherine Chen is a poet and performer living in New York. A recipient of fellowships from Poets House, Lambda Literary, and Sundress Academy for the Arts, their work has been published in Slate, The Rumpus, Asian American Writers' Workshop, Apogee, and Nat. Brut, among others. They are the author of the forthcoming chapbook Manifesto, or: Hysteria (Big Lucks).

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