NOTES ON FUNDAMENTAL JOY—a new book project by Carmen Winant featuring the photographs of Joan E. Biren (JEB), Clytia Fuller, Tee Corinne,Ruth Mountaingrove, Katie Niles, Carol Osmer, Honey Lee Cottrelland more—documents “a community of women/womyn in their collective embrace of the ‘back to the land’ movement. Through the lens of pervasive image-making—women holding cameras, women taking pictures of women—the project considers the radical potential of social and political optimism predicated on the absence of men.”*
Featuring essays by Winant and Ariel Goldberg, NOTES is out now from Printed Matter.
“Virginia Woolf wrote Orlandoin an attitude of celebration of the oscillating nature of existence. She believed the creative mind to be androgynous. I have come to see Orlandofar less as being about gender than about the flexibility of the fully awake and sensate spirit…
“Where I once assumed it was a book about eternal youth, I now see it as a book about growing up, about learning to live.” — Tilda Swinton*
ORLANDO—the Aperture exhibition inspired by Woolf and curated by Swinton—features the work of Zackary Drucker, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, JamalNxedlana, EllePérez, Walter Pfeiffer, Sally Potter, Viviane Sassen, Collier Schorr, Mickalene Thomas, and Carmen Winant.