Weekend Reading List

How does the devil take his tea? The week's best online reads

  • At Film Comment, an interview with the Portuguese-American filmmaker Gabriel Abrantes.
  • ‘I was fed by its vibration’ – writer and critic Luc Sante finds the New York of his youth in the fragments of his archive.
  • Over at the New Inquiry, Aria Dean considers the racial tensions underlying the use of selfies in feminist art practices.
  • Roberta Smith and Holland Cotter take an early look at the newly opened Met Breuer for the New York Times Magazine.
  • ‘When you say solidarity, I translate that into empathy.’ Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi talks to Seth Wheeler for The White Review.


Paul Clinton is a writer and is lecturer in curating at Goldsmiths, London. His book Other Hunting will be published by Ma Bibliotheque in January 2019.

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