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Austin Interfaces: Reading & Open Mic

fields magazine and BookWoman are partnering on a new reading series/open mic called Austin Interfaces! Expect an intimate night of poetry, fiction, music, essays, and an open mic featuring up-and-coming artists in the Austin area. Our first gathering will be on Thursday, January 17.

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issue 10 release party

fields is celebrating its five-year anniversary and 10th issue release! Join us at the new Fancy Fancy studios and gallery space, located in the Bolm Studios complex at 5305 Bolm Road, Bay 9, on Saturday, December 8, from 7-10 pm. 

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weekend links: bad art, Earth Overshoot Day, The New Mods

There exists bad art, intentionally bad art, art remarking on bad practices, and art modifying bad practices. This week in weekend links, we’re reading about bad versus good art, Earth Overshoot Day, and a photographer’s series of stock images showcasing “The New Mods,” a group of young women who seek greater visibility for modestly dressed, typically religious young men and women in the UK media.

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weekend links: Mickalene mimicry, R.O. Kwon, Civilizations

At what point does artistic emulation and inspiration become plagiarism? In weekend links, the writer R.O. Kwon (of The Incendiaries) shares that she keeps a giant, running document of bits and pieces from books she loves; meanwhile, the photographer of Rihanna’s Vogue shoot faces accusations of ripping off the work of artist Mickalene Thomas. In other news, the PBS series Civilizations offers a supposedly new look at the global history of art, leaving us with a bigger question: what does its title mean? This and more in weekend links.

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