the desire to contain and the inevitability of rupture

the desire to contain and the inevitability of rupture is an investigation of creative process across disciplines with particular attention to the materials, practices, and methodologies used by artists to generate and record their work. The pages contain maps of interviews with seventeen practitioners of creative practices—including visual artists, performers, writers, and theorists asking: What do you consider to be the materials that you engage with? What is a task or ritual that you perform repeatedly? What systems, structures or methodologies do you use? How do you encounter resistance?

What do you consider to be the materials that you engage with? What is a task or ritual that you perform repeatedly? What systems, structures or methodologies do you use? How do you experience resistance?

The book includes interviews with Ginsy Stone, Christoper Claiborne Salveter, Nathaliel t Wolfkirk, Clel Howard, Kathleen Eamon, Tath Haver, Anders Rodin, Ben Michaelis, Taylor Dow, Celi Tamayo-Lee, Miranda Mellis, Jehrin Alexandria, Scot Nichols, Alice Wynne, Ben Kapp, Amjad Faur and Evan Blackwell. 

Published by the Evergreen State College Press, February 2016

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