Issues

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Coming soon: The Fall 2020 issue
Our fifth issue of Portable Gray centers on the theme "horror as a way of life" and features contributions by Carris Adams, Morehshin Allahyari, Fadi (the fdz) Baki*, Robert Bird*, Greg Burris, Zachary Cahill, Peter Cole, Franklin N. Cosey Gay, Alireza Doostdar, Anthony Elms, Marc Fischer, Myles Francis, Danny Giles, Corinne Halbert, Nancy Rose Hunt, Jenn M. Jackson, Omar Kholeif, Sydney Lawrence, Catherine Malabou, Mike Mignola, Natacha Nsabimana, Antoinette Raggs, Jared Richardson, Dieter Roelstraete*, Amelia Umuhire, and Hamza Walker. (Cover by Mike Mignola)

 

Fourth issue explores the theme of reality theater with contributions from Peter Ablinger, Kyle Beachy, Seth Brodsky, Zachary Cahill, Elizabeth Chodos, Sarah Curran, David Finkelstein, Pamela Hieronymi, Joshua Jay, Sarah J. Johnson, Julia Kuo*, David J. Levin, Antoni Miralda*, Stephan Palmié*, Monica Peek*, Mike Schuh, Edra Soto, Catherine Sullivan*, Elizabeth Tung*, Philip von Zweck, and Andrea Zittel. (On the cover: Pamela Hieronymi (center) in a scene from The Good Place. Photo: Colleen Hayes/NBC.)

 

 

Third issue takes up the the themes of documents, plans, schemes and dreams with contributions from Bill Brown*, Ted Brown*, Zuleikha Chaudhari, Romi Crawford*, Edgar Garcia, Wills Glasspiegel, Judy Hoffman, Omar Khouri, Lisa Yun Lee, Karega Kofi Moyo, Carla Nappi, Canice Prendergast, Mike Schuh, David Schutter, Jacqueline Stewart, Studio R-A, Adam Szymczyk, Abigail Winograd*, and Jamila Woods, with special edition insert (print only) by Theaster Gates*. (This issue has three different covers by Karega Kofi Moyo, courtesy of The Black Image Corporation).

 

Second issue is organized around the twin themes of  sound and music with contributions from Lawrence Abu Hamdan*, Robert Bird*, Seth Brodsky, Africa Brown & Maggie Brown, Yao Chen*, Majel Connery, Stephanie Cristello, Mladen Dolar, Robyn Farrell, Kim Gordon, Ted Gordon, Shannon Harris, Hannah B Higgins*, Jessica Hopper, John Kannenberg, Glenn Kotche*, Barbara McCullough, W. J. T. Mitchell*, Steven Rings*, Jennifer Scappettone*, Cauleen Smith*, Naomi Waltham-Smith, Ytasha L. Womack, Judith Zeitlin*, and Philip von Zweck (cover by Kim Gordon).

 

First issue  brings together  thematic materially having to do with art and politics with contributions from Gwen Allen, Tania Bruguera, Ben Caldwell, Eve L. Ewing, Leigh Fagin, Susan Gzesh*, Sandi Hilal & Alessandro Petti (DAAR), Patrick Jagoda*, Pope.L*, Deiter Roelstreate*, Thenmozhi Soundararajan*, Jacqueline Stewart,  Yesomi Umolu, and Jan Verwoert (cover by Dieter Roelstaete* and Pope.L*). 

 

* Indicates recipient of the Andrew Mellon Collaborative Fellowship for Arts Practice and Scholarship at the Richard and Mary L. Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry.

 

Executive editor: Seth Brodsky
Editor-in-chief: Zachary Cahill
Senior Editor: Mike Schuh
Managing Editor: Naomi Blumberg
Design: David Khan-Giordano