The Writing of Carolee Schneemann

"Carolee Schneemann has been putting her body on the line for over thirty years in art. The line is that “threshold of consciousness” where, as…

David Levi Strauss to Dispatches, 13 October 2019 [on the developing situation in Rojava]

Dear Dispatches, The most important thing now is to put pressure on governments to 1) impose economic sanctions on Turkey and stop military aid, 2)…

David Levi Strauss to Dispatches, 9 October 2019 [on the Turkish invasion of Rojava]

  Dear Dispatches: The invasion of Rojava has begun. F16s are leaving to strike Rojava from the same airbase they previously left to strike…

David Levi Strauss to Dispatches, 8 October 2019 [on the situation with the Kurds & Rojava]

Dear Dispatches: Trump made the decision to abandon the Kurds and Rojava on the fly, in a conversation with his bro Erdogan last night (Sunday…

The News from Rojava, by David Levi Strauss

On Friday, March 9, 2018, Havin Guneser, of the International Initiative for Freedom for Abdullah Öcalan — Peace in Kurdistan, based in Cologne,…

Ergo Erdogan, by David Levi Strauss

What happened outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington this week was my kind of “brawl.” That’s what the stupid Fake News kept…

David Levi Strauss on Bill Berkson (1939-2016_

First and last a poet, certainly, but also a great writer on art. He was there at the birth of the short-form review, mostly written by poets, and…

David Levi Strauss to Dispatches, 8 October 2016

Hi Dispatches Duncan McNaughton just sent me this: I think Steve Emerson sent it to him. I then sent it to my daughter Maya, and she wrote back…

BILL BERKSON IN CONVERSATION WITH DAVID LEVI STRAUSS

[On April 25 [2006], poet and critic Bill Berkson came to Rail headquarters in Greenpoint and sat down to discuss his life and work with David Levi…

David Levi Strauss on Bill Berkson (1939-2016_

First and last a poet, certainly, but also a great writer on art. He was there at the birth of the short-form review, mostly written by poets, and…

David Levi Strauss to Dispatches, 11 April 2016

Dear All, Michael Taussig, Peter Lamborn Wilson, Dilar Dirik and I have just put together a book on the Rojava Revolution in Northern Syria, To Dare…