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interview: Andrew Ordonez

Andrew Ordonez is an artist living and working in Kansas City, Missouri. He is a current resident of The Drugstore, a communal and collaborative studio space for artists located in Kansas City’s historic Katz Drugstore. Among many themes, his work explores geographical time capsules, artifacts, and urban debris within the context of history, heritage, and queer culture. He primarily works in photo media, painting, sculpture and décollage. We caught up with Ordonez after the Young Latinx Artists 23 exhibition at Austin’s Mexic-Arte Museum, where his work was on display, to talk about migration, fragility, and symbolism in his recent work.

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interview: Taji Senior

Taji Senior is a journalist, writer and performer. She has produced two solo works, AMENDMENT and ‘A’ (What the Black Girl Found While Searching for God). Her credits include TWENTYEIGHTDoper than DopeComedy of Errors and the We Are film series (B.B. Araya), which is currently streaming on the Issa Rae Productions digital content site. Senior is currently earning an MFA in acting from UCLA.

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in review: Contesting Modernity: Informalism in Venezuela, 1955-1975

Contesting Modernity: Informalism in Venezuela, 1955-1975, presents a comprehensive look at the work of a country exploring the liberation of democracy while battling the injustices of a global capitalist system. Editor Sean Redmond explores these tensions in a review of this compelling exhibition, on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston through January 20.

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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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interview: Laura van den Berg

Laura van den Berg is the author of two collections of short stories, What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us (Dzanc Books, 2009) and The Isle of Youth (FSG, 2013), as well as two novels, Find Me (FSG, 2015) and The Third Hotel (FSG, 2018). We spoke to van den Berg about her process of writing The Third Hotel, the unique lens that horror offers as a genre, and the way fiction allows access to hidden layers of the self.

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