(Eds. Note: We’ve just received this announcement from IAF Working Group member Ellen Denham, who is working with the Indy Convergence, the annual 10-day “make-a-wish foundation for artists.” You can also find out more about the Indy Convergence by reading the March 11, 2011 IAF interview with founder Caitlin Swihart — we are very [...]
Listening to this week’s NPR On the Media segment with host Brooke Gladstone speaking with Occupy Wall Street representative (and former AIDS activist) Bill Dobbs made me think of the early days of the IAF.
When Brooke presses Dobbs to say what genuine action the Occupy Wall Street protests are achieving, he says that they’ve gotten [...]
Ann VanderMeer announced today at the Weird Tales website (click the link to read) and on her husband Jeff VanderMeer’s blog that she’ll no longer be the magazine’s editor. Marvin Kaye, who is purchasing the magazine from Wildside Press, will also be taking the editorial helm.
IAF co-founder Ellen Kushner notes: “Under Ann’s leadership (with a [...]
Interfictions Zero co-editor Helen Pilinovsky writes:
Our latest essay, “Don’t Let It Be Forgot: The Once and Future Story,” written by Kat Howard, is now up at these addresses (the first takes you to the front-page and synopsis, the second is a direct link):
This month, Kat Howard gives us a fascinating meditation on the nature of [...]
[Ed. Note: Guest Blogger Kris Saknussemm brings this essay on the interstitial creative process. Kris Saknussemm is the author of the novels Zanesville, Private Midnight and Enigmatic Pilot, along with a short story collection, Sinister Miniatures. A multimedia artist, his paintings have been published as a portfolio book The Colors of Compulsion, and he records [...]
Fans of our Interfictions book series will be familiar with the name Will Ludwigsen, as his short story “Remembrance Is Something Like a House” appeared in Interfictions 2. Stephanie Jacob’s new Apex Magazine interview with Will hit the web today, in which Will has a few kind words to say about the IAF:
I think [...]
The guy who put the Interstitial in Interstitial Arts, musician Warren Senders, presents VIOLINS FOR THE PLANET, featuring Mimi Rabson, whose uncategorizable violin quartet music for RESQ (Really Eclectic String Quartet) was also one of our flagship examples of interstitial music . . . great South Indian violinist Tara Bangalore . . . and Beth [...]
[Ed. Note: guest blogger Kat Howard brings this interview with dancer and writers Megan Kurashige. Megan dances with Liss Fain Dance and burns : work in San Francisco. Her short fiction has appeared in Sybil's Garage and is forthcoming in Electric Velocipede. She met Kat Howard at Clarion. Unlike Kat, Megan only speaks English. Visit [...]
[Ed. Note: guest blogger A. M. Kerstetter brings this interview with multimedia artists Mores McWreath. Kerstetter's previous entry, on the Chapbook Festival at City University of New York Graduate Center can be found here.]
Artist Mores McWreath works in a variety of media from animation to performance-based video to photography, drawing, painting, and sculpture. In this [...]
(Eds. note: We have almost reached the end of Interstitial March, and though this is not the final post, you could definitely call it the finale. It’s possible readers of this blog need no introduction to either of these two luminaries. Alternative rock/folk/Celtic/mythpunk singer S.J. Tucker performs both solo and and as a member of [...]
(Eds. note: Interstitial March continues with an interview with Erzebet YellowBoy Carr, author, poet, artist and founder of Papaveria Press.)
A work in progress: one of Papaveria Press’s limited edition handbound volumes of Alex Dally MacFarlane’s”Two Coins”
What do you do, and how is it interstitial?
The fact that I can’t even think of one label to [...]
(Eds. note: Interstitial March continues as IAF member Cecil Castellucci interviews Andrea Kleine, writer and performance artist.)
Please introduce yourself.
My name is Andrea Kleine. I write literary novels and I create performance art. I was born in Virginia in a hospital located on Gallows Road (I just learned this tidbit when I cleaned out [...]