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Congratulations to the 2019 Publication Intensive participants

We are pleased to announce the participants in Triple Canopy’s seventh Publication Intensive, a free, two-week program in the history and contemporary practice of publication. The selected artists, writers, designers, technologists, and publishers were chosen from more than 150 applicants.

During the Publication Intensive, held June 3–14, 2019, Triple Canopy editors and invited artists, writers, and technologists will lead discussions and workshops with the twelve participants, who will research, analyze, and enact an approach to publication that hinges on today’s networked forms of production and circulation but also mines the history of print culture and artistic practice. The program takes place at Triple Canopy’s venue in Manhattan, and will include visits to studios of artists and designers, archives, and cultural institutions.

Katherine Agard is a writer and artist. Her first book, color, of, will be published by Essay Press in early 2020. A dual citizen of Trinidad and Tobago and Ghana, she lives in San Francisco.

AJ Artemel is an architectural designer and writer based in New Haven, Connecticut, who aims to archive the entire world. Artemel has written previously for publications including Metropolis, Architizer, and CLOG, and edited an issue of Perspecta, the Yale architectural journal.

Carly Ayres is a writer and creative director who uses words to engage people in new and interesting ways. She was previously a partner at HAWRAF, an interactive design and technology studio based in New York. From sound-reactive identities to mirrored selfie posters, HAWRAF helped brands have better conversations with their audiences. Prior to HAWRAF, Carly worked on humanizing AI and evolving the Google logo in Google’s Creative Lab. She’s given voices to Fortune 500 companies and chatbots alike and writes on design for publications like Communication Arts, Wallpaper, and Core77.

Felipe Becerra is a Chilean writer and graduate student currently based in New York. His research focuses primarily on publishing projects as authorial practice in Latin America from the ’60s through the ’80s. His most recent book is La próxima novela (The Next Novel).

Sophia Hussain is a writer, cultural worker, and events programmer interested in digital publishing projects that challenge property relations. Hussain is currently the programs coordinator at the Asian American Writers Workshop.

Rami Karim uses ordinary language against consumerist legibility. He is the author of Smile & Nod (Wendy’s Subway, 2018) and Crybaby (Nightboat, 2021), and his work has appeared at MoMA PS1, Pioneer Works, the Poetry Project, Tagvverk, and Press Press. Karim was a 2017 Margins Fellow and 2018 artist in residence at Cité des Arts in Paris.

Atif Khan is pursuing his graduate studies in critical security, visual, and surveillance studies. His work seeks to read the object of the “drone” as method of investigating sovereignty, cartography, and violence.

Ayesha Kamal Khan is a visual artist based in Islamabad and New York. Her multidisciplinary practice addresses the portability of placehood and the discrepancies between translations. She teaches at National College of Arts in Rawalpindi.

Sophia Larigakis is a Canadian writer and editor based in Brooklyn. She currently works in the publications department of Dia Art Foundation and was formerly with Dancing Foxes Press.

Tom Powell is a researcher and editor living in London. He is currently an editorial assistant at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, where he works across print and digital publications, including the open access journal British Art Studies.

Jane Robbins Mize is a writer and graduate student in English at the University of Pennsylvania. She studies nineteenth- and twentieth-century US literature and culture with an emphasis on poetry, geography, and material texts.

Joy Xiang is a writer and arts organizer based in Toronto. She explores themes of desire, migration, performance, and internet nostalgia/futurity. She has coordinated projects for The Work of Wind: Air, Land, Sea.

Past support for the Publication Intensive has been generously provided by the Brown Foundation, Inc., of Houston, Alexander Keith, and 2x4.