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Gerry Bibby - Evoking W. Burroughs’s The Wild Boys and R. Walser’s The Walk, these “language costumes” pay homage to an unruly tradition of radical and queer literary presences over the last century

Benjamin Seror is a French artist and novelist who writes in front of an audience while performing. The main subject of this novel is language itself. What are the possibilities of words, and how can they be used in ways that produce situations?

Peter Wächtler - Passivity and contemplation characterize the narrators of Wächtler’s stories. Some speak from the vantage point of death, musing about their lives, recalling formative experiences and decisive moments. Those still alive seem paralyzed—functioning or malfunctioning within their world, but unable to act upon it.