by Hannah Klein

Gold Fame Citrus – Claire Vaye Watkins

[Gold Fame Citrus] speaks to the part of me that sees a drained lake as more than a localized crisis affecting only a handful of fish, and wonders about the texture and shape of the greater crisis that an event like this portends.

First Year Healthy – Michael DeForge

An imaginative take on the difficult project of reintegrating into mainstream society after a mental health crisis that diagnoses our social and cultural systems as incapable of caring for others.

Citizen – Claudia Rankine

The signifying power of the black hoodie, it seems, has aged well since 1993, and its longevity only attests to the persistence of many of the dominant strains of racist ideology in the contemporary United States.

Boyun Eğme // Don’t Bend Your Neck

I don’t know what’s going to happen to Gezi Park, to Istanbul, to Turkey, and I don’t know where I’ll be when whatever happens does, but it would be a shame to know that I lived in Istanbul for the protests in 2013 but missed out on revolution-köfte.