Contributors

Triple Canopy has worked with several hundred writers, artists, researchers, activists, architects, curators, educators, lawyers, scientists, and other outstanding people whose accomplishments cannot be circumscribed by profession and whose value cannot be expressed in list form. We are extraordinarily grateful to them.

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Lobregat Balaguer

Lobregat Balaguer is a writer and graphic designer. She has exhibited artwork at Singapore Art Museum, Casa Asia Madrid, Galeria H2O, Ayala Museum, New York University, Hangar, and La Capella; she has lectured at MAD Museum, AIGA NY, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Printed Matter, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Bennington College, Ateneo de Manila, and University of the Philippines, Diliman. In 2010, she founded the Office of Culture and Design, an autonomous platform for artists, writers, designers, and social practice projects in the developing world (primarily the Philippines). In 2013, the OCD opened a design studio and publishing arm called Hardworking Goodlooking, through which it publishes the results of its experiments (and those of others) in print and other media.  

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Anand Balakrishnan

Anand Balakrishnan  

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Gopal Balakrishnan

Gopal Balakrishnan is a political theorist and the author of The Enemy: An Intellectual Portrait of Carl Schmitt and the essay “Speculations on the Stationary State.”  

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Taylor Baldwin

Taylor Baldwin is an artist living in Richmond, Virginia, and a former Triple Canopy contributing editor. His work deals with life in the desert, the specter of imminent catastrophe, and the subtle touches of geology, primarily through sculptural installation, drawing, and video. Website

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Jesse Ball

Jesse Ball is the author of Samedi the Deafness (Vintage, 2007), The Way Through Doors (Vintage, 2009), and March Book (Grove, 2004). In 2008, he won the Plimpton Prize for a novella, The Early Deaths of Lubeck, Brennan, Harp & Carr. Website

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Bidisha Banerjee

Bidisha Banerjee is based in San Francisco and Kolkata. She is working on a book about the life, death, and afterlives of the Ganga. Website

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Mary Jo Bang

Mary Jo Bang  

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My Barbarian

My Barbarian is a collective consisting of Malik Gaines, Jade Gordon and Alexandro Segade, founded in Los Angeles in 2000. My Barbarian’s interdisciplinary performance, video, music and installation projects use fantasy, humor, camp, and clashing aesthetic sensibilities to playfully reenact artistic, political, social, and historical situations. Website

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Alisa Baremboym

Alisa Baremboym is an artist based in New York, USA. In 2014, her work was included in the Taipei Biennial, Taiwan; Hessel Museum Bard CCS, Annandale-on-Hudson; UCCA, Beijing; Beaux-arts de Paris, Paris; Fridericianum, Kassel; MoMA PS1, Queens; Sculpture Center, Long Island City as well as in numerous other group exhibitions.  

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Anne Barliant

Anne Barliant is a poet, critic, and scholar and a lecturer at Wesleyan University. He is the author of Another Future: Poetry and Art in a Postmodern Twilight.  

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Claire Barliant

Claire Barliant is a Brooklyn-based writer whose writing has appeared in the New Yorker, Afterall, Artforum, and Modern Painters. Website

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John Barlow

John Barlow is a British writer. His work spans literary fiction, travelogue, crime fiction, and, most recently, dystopian adventure for young readers. He currently lives in Spain. Website

Reed Barrow

Reed Barrow  

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Stephen Bartell

Stephen Bartell  

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Shumon Basar

Shumon Basar  

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Martina Batan

Martina Batan is director at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts. Her interests as a collector and independent curator include outsider and self-taught art. Website

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Joshua Bauchner

Joshua Bauchner is a researcher and writer living in Brooklyn. Website

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Erica Baum

Erica Baum lives and works in New York. She has had solo exhibitions at Bureau, New York; Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin; and Circuit, Lausanne. Past group exhibitions include “Subject, Index,” at Malmö Konstmuseum, Sweden. Her work will be included in the upcoming group exhibition “Postscript: Writing after Conceptual Art,” at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, and the 2012 São Paulo Bienal. Her work was included in the book Vitamin Ph: New Perspectives in Photography, edited by T. J. Demos (Phaidon Press, 2006). Her artist’s books include Dog Ear (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2011), with essays by Kenneth Goldsmith and Beatrice Gross, Sightings (onestar press, 2011), and Bbabaubaumbaudevin (Regency Arts Press, 2012). Website

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Muharem Bazdulj

Muharem Bazdulj was born in 1977 in Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina (formerly Yugoslavia). He has published several novels and award-winning short story collections, including Druga knjiga (2000), which was translated into English and published as The Second Book in 2005 by Northwestern University Press. Bazdulj’s work has been featured in international anthologies such as The Wall In My Head, published on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, and Best European Fiction 2012, published by Dalkey Archive Press and edited by Aleksandar Hemon. His short stories and essays have appeared in World Literature Today, Creative Nonfiction, Habitus, and Absinthe, among other literary reviews.  

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Kurt Beals

Kurt Beals is a PhD student in German at the University of California, Berkeley, focusing on modern German literature, translation, and critical theory. His translation of Anja Utler's engulfenkindle was published by Burning Deck in 2010. His translation of Regina Ullmann's short-story collection The Country Road is forthcoming from New Directions. Website

Thomas Beard

Thomas Beard is a founder and director of Light Industry. Website

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Kevin Beasley

Kevin Beasley is a Virginia-born visual and sound artist. In 2013, he was an artist in residence at the Studio Museum in Harlem. His work has been at the Queens Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art, among other venues, and was included in the 2014 Whitney Biennial.  

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Colin Beattie

Colin Beattie Website

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Martin Beck

Martin Beck ’s recent exhibitions and projects include “Presentation” at 47 Canal in New York and “the particular way in which a thing exists” at Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, (2012), contributions to the 29th São Paulo and the 4th Bucharest Biennales (2010), and “Panel 2—‘Nothing better than a touch of ecology and catastrophe to unite the social classes….’” at Gasworks in London (2008) and at the Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery at Columbia University, New York (2009). Beck is the author of an Exhibit viewed played populated (2005), About the Relative Size of Things in the Universe (2007), and the editor of The Aspen Complex (2012). Website

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Priscilla Becker

Priscilla Becker  

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Michael Bell-Smith

Michael Bell-Smith is an artist and musician based in Brooklyn. His work has been exhibited and screened internationally, at venues including MoMA PS1, the Museum of Modern Art, the New Museum, and the Museum of the Moving Image, New York City; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the 2008 Liverpool Biennial; the 5th Seoul International Media Biennale; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid; Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.; Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; and Tate Liverpool. His work has been featured in Artforum, Art in America, and the New York Times. As a member of the punk band Professor Murder, Bell-Smith performed throughout the US and Europe.  

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Zoe Beloff

Zoe Beloff is an artist living in New York. Her work has been featured in international exhibitions and screenings at venues such as the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York), the Museum of Modern Art (New York), the Freud Dream Museum (St. Petersburg), and the Pompidou Center (Paris). Beloff has been awarded fellowships and grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Jerome Foundation. She teaches at Queens College. Website

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Sadie Benning

Sadie Benning came to prominence as an artist in the 1990s. Benning’s early work combines video, performance, and music to explore gender and sexuality through their representation in popular media and culture. Through Benning’s recent work, which combines painting, sculpture, and photography to create alternatingly abstract and iconographic images, Benning confronts the distinctions that give way to power, particularly as it relates to systems of belief. Benning’s work is held in many museum collections and was recently included in “Greater New York,” MoMA PS1; “Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age,” Museum Brandhorst, Munich and MuMOK, Vienna; “The Carnegie International,” Carnegie Museum of Art, and “Tell It To My Heart: Collected by Julie Ault,” Kunstmuseum Basel and Artists Space. This fall, Benning will mount solo exhibitions at Kaufmann Repetto, Milan; the Renaissance Society, Chicago; and Air de Paris, Paris.  

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Lene Berg

Lene Berg is a Norwegian artist and filmmaker currently based in Berlin. Her work includes films, installations, books and collages, and has been shown at, among other places, Whitechapel gallery in London, Art in General in New York as well as at the Sydney Biennale, The Taipei Biennale, Transmediale Berlin and Manifesta.  Website

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Caroline Bergvall

Caroline Bergvall is a writer and artist of French-Norwegian origins and currently based in London. She works across art forms, media, and languages, and her projects alternate between books, audio pieces, collaborative performances, and language installations. For 2012-2013, Bergvall was awarded the Judith Wilson Fellowship in Poetry and Drama from the University of Cambridge. Her most recent book is Meddle English (Nightboat, 2011), and her DVD compilation Gh<>st Pieces: Four Language-Based Installations was just published by John Hansard Gallery. A new collection, Drift, will be released in April 2014 through Nightboat. Website

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Susan Bernofsky

Susan Bernofsky  

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Omar Berrada

Omar Berrada is a writer and translator, and the director of Dar al-Ma’mûn, a library and residency center for artists, scholars, and writers located on the outskirts of Marrakech. He is a core member of the bilingual poetry collective Double Change and of the intercultural arts organization Tamaas, and is currently living in Brooklyn.  

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Caitlin Berrigan

Caitlin Berrigan is an artist who works across performance, sculpture, text, new media and public interventions to articulate the intimate and uncanny dimensions of power and politics. Her work includes Spectrum of Inevitable Violence, a large-scale class-warfare food fight, and Lessons in Capitalism, which observes the language of finance and money through the eyes of children. Forthcoming work includes the artist book and exhibition Unfinished State, which deals with speculative fictions and real estate in Berlin and Beirut and will be published by Archive Books. She is a 2015–17 Schloss Solitude Fellow and teaches new media practice at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Website

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BFFA3AE

BFFA3AE is a New York-based artist group consisting of Daniel Chew, Micaela Durand, and Matthew Gaffney. The group was formed in 2007 as a surf-club blog to host a dialogue about the implications of the Internet on culture and life. Acknowledging the reach of the Internet into the physical world, the group has since expanded to include work in a variety of mediums, including film, performance, and installation. Website

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Prashant Bhargava

Prashant Bhargava is a film director and designer. His latest feature film, Patang, a family drama set against the annual kite festival in Ahmedabad, India, premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in 2011. His short film Sangam premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004; it garnered several awards and distinctions and has been broadcast on the Sundance Channel and PBS. Bhargava is the recipient of a Copeland Fellowship from Amherst College and a Computer Arts Fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts. Website

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Lakpa Bhutia

Lakpa Bhutia  

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Klaus Biesenbach

Klaus Biesenbach is director of MoMA PS1 and chief curator at large at the Museum of Modern Art.  

Wenzel Bilger

Wenzel Bilger is regional program director of the Goethe-Institut New York.  

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Colby Bird

Colby Bird Website

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Rebecca Bird

Rebecca Bird is a painter living in Brooklyn. She studied at the Cooper Union and Kanazawa College of Arts in Japan and sometimes works as an archaeological illustrator in Egypt. She is interested in stage tricks and nonbiological life, especially the kind that happens on paper. Website

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Richard Birkett

Richard Birkett  

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Thordis Björnsdottir

Thordis Björnsdottir is an Icelandic poet and novelist and the author of Saga blau sumri (2007), I Felum Bakvid Gluggatjoldin (2007), and Ast og Appelsinur (2004). Website

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Mary Walling Blackburn

Mary Walling Blackburn is an artist living in New York. Forthcoming work includes a pro-choice, photo-illustrated children's book for e-flux. She is the director of the Anhoek School, an educational experiment, and organizer of the Radical Citizenship Tutorials. Website

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Gil Blank

Gil Blank is a photographer and frequently writes about contemporary image making. Website

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M Blash

M Blash  

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Sonya Blesofsky

Sonya Blesofsky is a sculptor living and working in Brooklyn. She is an artist-in-residence at CUE Art Foundation in New York. She was formerly a resident at Dieu Donné, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and Smack Mellon. She has exhibited at Transformer, in Washington, DC; Mixed Greens, in New York; and Patricia Sweetow, in San Francisco. Website

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Mel Bochner

Mel Bochner Born: 1940. Education: Carnegie Institute of Technology, BFA, 1962. Lives and works: New York City, since 1964. Website

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Frances Bodomo

Frances Bodomo is a Ghanaian writer and director. She grew up in Ghana, Norway, California, and Hong Kong before moving to New York to study film at Columbia University and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Her short films Boneshaker (2013) and Afronauts (2014) both premiered at Sundance Film Festival and went on to screen at festivals including the Berlinale, Telluride, SXSW, and New Directors/New Films. Afronauts received five Grand Jury Prizes and will play at the Whitney Museum in the fall as part of “Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016.” Bodomo most recently directed the short segment Everybody Dies! for the omnibus feature Collective:Unconscious (2016), which premiered at the 2016 SXSW Film Festival. It won Best Experimental Short at the 2016 BlackStar Film Festival.  

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Scott Boggins

Scott Boggins  

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Roberto Bolaño

Roberto Bolaño was a Chilean novelist and poet. He died in 2003 at the age of fifty. Website

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The LA Review of Books

The LA Review of Books is a nonprofit, multimedia literary and cultural arts magazine that combines the great American tradition of the serious book review with the evolving technologies of the Web. Website

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Alice Boone

Alice Boone is a PhD candidate in English and comparative literature at Columbia University, specializing in the eighteenth century.  

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Amaranth Borsuk

Amaranth Borsuk recently won the Slope Poetry prize for her collection Handiwork. She is also the author of the chapbook Tonal Saw (The Song Cave, 2010) and a collaborative work Excess Exhibit (ZG Press). Her poems, essays, and translations have been published widely in journals such as the New American Writing, Los Angeles Review, Denver Quarterly, FIELD, Black Warrior Review, Aufgabe, and ZYZZYVA, among many others. She has a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Southern California, a post-doctoral fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and begins teaching this fall at the University of Washington-Bothell. Her book Between Page and Screen is recently out from Siglio.  

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Effie Bowen

Effie Bowen  

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Daniel Bozhkov

Daniel Bozhkov is an artist based in New York. He is a recipient of the 2007 Chuck Close Rome Prize of the American Academy in Rome and of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. His work has been widely exhibited internationally. He is represented by Andrew Kreps Gallery in New York City. Website

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Sandra Bradvić

Sandra Bradvić  

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Beth Brandon

Beth Brandon is an artist living in Philadelphia and a former member of Space 1026. She creates installations involving wallpaper, books, apparel, temporary enclosures, and other printed and textile-based matter. Website

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Kate Brandt

Kate Brandt is a multimedia artist and designer living and working in New York. She received a BA from Hampshire College, a MA in Art History and Criticism from Stony Brook University, and a MFA in film and video from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her work is inspired by the ordinary and grandiloquent gestures found in every day performances. Her work has been shown nationally, including locations such as Milwaukee, Chicago, New York and Massachusetts.  

Ray Brassier

Ray Brassier is a philosopher and a translator of Alain Badiou and Quentin Meillassoux. A participant in the original Speculative Realism conference, he is author of Nihil Unbound: Enlightenment and Extinction.  

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Lev Bratishenko

Lev Bratishenko is a critic living in Montreal. He does research for exhibitions at the Canadian Centre for Architecture. Website

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Emmanuel Broadus

Emmanuel Broadus is a freelance journalist based in Port-au-Prince and the United States. Website

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Franklin Bruno

Franklin Bruno is the author of The Accordion Repertoire (poetry; Edge Books, 2012) and Armed Forces (criticism; Continuum, 2006). He is currently working on a book about bridges, middle eights, and breakdowns in popular music for Wesleyan University Press. His most recent album with the Human Hearts, Another, was released by Shrimper Records in 2012. He lives in Jackson Heights, Queens. Website

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John L. Bryant

John L. Bryant is professor of English at Hofstra University. His most recent book is Melville Unfolding: Sexuality, Politics, and the Versions of Typee. He is the editor of the Modern Library's edition of Melville’s Tales, Poems, and Other Writings and, since 1990, Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies.  

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Holly Jean Buck

Holly Jean Buck , a PhD student in environmental sociology and science and technology studies at Cornell University, is interested in how societies experience and retell the Anthropocene, the epoch in which human activity can be seen in geological strata. She researches how citizens and scientists understand climate engineering, and how it is portrayed in the media. Website

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Federica Bueti

Federica Bueti  

Andreas Bunte

Andreas Bunte  

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Bureau

Bureau  

Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin is a cofounder of Bitcoin Magazine and has contributed to Bitcoin as both a writer and a developer. He is the inventor and main developer of Ethereum, a next-generation smart-contract and decentralized-application platform. Website

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BYCO

BYCO is the first micro-financing site for design. BYCO allows anyone to submit projects and finance their designs, and then handles all the production, sales, and distribution. BYCO is a project of the design studio JF & SON. Website

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