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    IAF INTERFICTIONS ONLINE INDIEGOGO CAMPAIGN ends above target goal

    Thanks to 277 generous backers for our Interfictions Indiegogo Campaign, we raised $10,318 by the time our campaign ended at midnight, July 14th, 2014.  When we launched on June 3rd, we were staggered to find donations doubling almost daily, until after about 3 weeks we had reached our original target goal of $8,500, and were able to move on to our Stretch Goal of $10,000.

    Which means we not only get to publish Interfictions Online for another year, but we can pay our contributors at higher rates now, rates more in line with the effort and talent that innovation requires. Thank you, each and every one of the 277 generous donors who stepped forward to say that interstitial art is valued and valuable. The number of people is as important as the number of dollars raised. We are awed by your generosity.
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    INTERFICTIONS issue #3 is up online!

    The editors of Interfictions Online are happy to announce the birth of the journal’s latest issue, on May 22, 2014!

    The Spring 2014 issue’s non-fiction offerings include Mark Craddock’s poignant collage in Aerial Acrobatics and Gender Reassignment Surgery – A How-To Guide, while Inda Lauryn’s Parallels and Transitions splices analysis of contemporary female vocalists into a graduate school memoir. Isabel Yap’s Life Is Not a Shoujo Manga speaks for itself. And in an interview with Jeff VanderMeer and Jeremy Zerfoss, the two creators discuss their illustrated guide to writing, Wonderbook.

    The fiction offerings remix tropes from ghosts to automata, with new work by Richard Butner, Su-Yee Lin, Kat Howard, Tade Thompson and S. Craig Renfroe Jr.

    Several of the poems in this issue reimagine older narratives: Sridala Swami’s AI Winter draws on the Mahabharata, Sonya Taaffe’s Double Business on Hamlet, and Mary Alexandra Agner’s Hypothesis Between Your Ribs on the brief life of Charles Darwin’s daughter.

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  • Biyuu this Weekend in Brooklyn!
    by InterstitialArts | May 31st, 2012 |

    Recently, we posted about interstitial artist and sound art pioneer Liz Phillips’ new work Biyuu, featuring Butoh dancer Mariko Endo Reynolds. This weekend on June 2nd and 3rd  you will have the opportunity to see it in Brooklyn at Roulette’s magnificent new space at 509 Atlantic Avenue at 8 PM. To recap: Liz Phillips will explore the body electric, ground, and tides to reveal a fragile ecosystem. In this performance of  ”Biyuu” (a Japanese word which mimics the sound of bamboo bending in the wind) Liz and Mariko will investigate the body moving through both potential energy fields and in nature—bringing to the stage the sounds of bamboo, tall reeds and water.

    I will be there, and I hope those of you in the New York area who can make it will be there, too.  I once had the privilege of seeing Liz’s work with the legendary Merce Cunningham and it is an experience that has lived on in my imagination ever since.  Biyuu will be a piece which uses electronics with extraordinary delicacy. Although I am guessing there will be video to share after –you really have to be in the audience to engage in the total experience.

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