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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Christy Lange

Christy Lange is a Berlin-based writer and associate editor of Frieze. Website

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Ingrid Langston

Ingrid Langston is a graduate of the Institute of Fine Arts living in Brooklyn. Website

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Andres Laracuente

Andres Laracuente is a New York–based artist working primarily with moving image, performance, sculpture, and photography. Website

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Brian Larkin

Brian Larkin is an associate professor of anthropology at Barnard College. He is the author of Signal and Noise: Media Infrastructure and Urban Culture in Nigeria (2008) and, with Lila Abu-Lughod and Faye Ginsburg, co-editor of Media Worlds: Anthropology on New Terrain (2000). Larkin’s research focuses on the ethnography and history of media in Nigeria. He has published widely on issues of globalization, piracy and intellectual property, and Nigerian films (Nollywood) in such journals as Public Culture, Africa, Social Text, and Cahiers d’Études africaines. Larkin is currently working on a book, provisionally titled Secular Machines: Media and the Materiality of Islamic Revival, which analyzes the role of media in the rise of new Islamic movements in Nigeria. Website

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John Latta

John Latta wrote The Everyday in a period of one hundred days, one section per day. He is the author of Rubbing Torsos (Ithaca House, 1979) and Breeze (Notre Dame University Press, 2003). He writes regularly at Isola di Rifiuti. Website

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C. Lavender

C. Lavender is a multidisciplinary artist currently based in New Jersey. Previously working primarily with plunderphonics, she now focuses on sound and performance as a whole. Her performances vary in instrumentation, length and intensity in accordance with the way in which intuition and mood reflect the atmosphere a given space. Lavender has performed at the Voice of the Valley festival in West Virginia, the International Noise Conference in Miami, and the NY Eye & Ear Fest. Website

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Louise Lawler

Louise Lawler was the subject of a recent retrospective, “Adjusted,” at the Museum Ludwig, Cologne. This past summer Metro Pictures, New York presented “No Drones,” an exhibition of the artist’s most recent work. Lawler will present a solo exhibition at Sprüth Magers, Berlin in November. Her work will also be featured in several prominent group shows at Museum für Kunst & Gewerbe, Hamburg; La Panacée, Paris; Grimaldi Forum, Monaco; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde.  

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Stephon Lawrence

Stephon Lawrence is a writer and artist, born and based in Brooklyn. She is an MFA candidate in Writing and Activisms at Pratt Institute and is co-founder and an editor of The Felt, a journal of otherworldly poetics. She has a forthcoming chapbook with Horseless Press, NERVS.  

Gil Lawson

Gil Lawson was born in San Diego in 1990. His writing has been published by n+1, The Millions, The Quietus, and Imperial Matters, among others.  

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Thomas J. Lax

Thomas J. Lax was appointed associate curator of Media and Performance Art at the Museum of Modern Art in 2014. For the previous seven years, he worked at The Studio Museum in Harlem, where he organized over a dozen exhibitions as well as numerous screenings, performances, and public programs. Thomas is a faculty member at the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance at Wesleyan University’s Center for the Arts; on the Advisory Committee Vera List Center for Arts and Politics; on the Arts Advisory Committee of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council; a member of the Catalyst Circle at The Laundromat Project; and on the Advisory Board of Recess. Thomas received his BA from Brown University in Africana Studies and Art/Semiotics, and an MA in Modern Art from Columbia University. In 2015, Thomas was awarded the Walter Hopps Award for Curatorial Achievement.  

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What We Are Learning

What We Are Learning Website

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Fran Lebowitz

Fran Lebowitz is a writer whose career began as a columnist for Andy Warhol’s Interview. Public Speaking, a documentary about Lebowitz by Martin Scorsese, aired on HBO in 2010. She is the author of several books, including Metropolitan Life (1978), Social Studies (1981), The Fran Lebowitz Reader (1994), and Mr. Chas and Lisa Sue Meet the Pandas (1994).  

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Alex Taek-Gwang Lee

Alex Taek-Gwang Lee is a professor at Kyung Hee University. He received an MA in philosophy from University of Warwick and a PhD in cultural theory from University of Sheffield. His publications include Theory After Althusser, Futurism, The Obscene Fantasy of Korean Culture, and Nationalism as a Sublime Object. He has been an editorial member of journals such as English Language and Literature, Journal of Theory and Criticism, Journal of Literature and Cinema, and the Gwangju Biennale’s journal, NOON. In 2013, he organized The Idea of Communism conference in Seoul with Alain Badiou and Slavoj Žižek and co-edited, with Žižek, The Idea of Communism 3.  

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Edward Lee

Edward Lee is a professor of law at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he is the director of the Program in International Copyright Law. Lee's research focuses on the ways in which the Internet, technological development, and globalization challenge existing legal paradigms. He is the author of The Fight for the Future: How People Defeated Hollywood and Saved the Internet—For Now (2013). Website

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Okkyung Lee

Okkyung Lee is a New York-based artist and South Korea native. Her work blurs genre boundaries and pushes the limits of contemporary cello performance techniques. She has released more than twenty albums and, since 2010, has been developing a site-specific duo project with dancer and choreographer Michelle Boulé. Lee was awarded the Doris Duke Performing Artist Award in 2015 and received a grant from Foundation for Contemporary Arts in 2010.  

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Jessica Lee

Jessica Lee is a documentarian and the video producer of Triple Canopy. She is currently director of art, production and digital media at Icarus Films, web editor at Cineaste, and a freelance video producer for art institutions such as the Whitney Museum of Art. Website

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Margaret Lee

Margaret Lee is an artist who, in 2009, founded the exhibition space 179 Canal, New York, which has since evolved into 47 Canal, operated in collaboration with Oliver Newton. Lee’s past curatorial projects and exhibitions have been hosted by White Columns, X-Initiative, and Performa ’09, among other venues. Her first solo show took place at Jack Hanley Gallery in 2011. This fall, her work will be included in the exhibition New Pictures of Common Objects, curated by Christopher Lew, at MoMA PS1. Website

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Susanne Leeb

Susanne Leeb is a postdoctoral researcher at the Collaborative Research Center at the Freie Universität Berlin, where she is working on a project on abstraction and the critique of modernity, and a guest professor of art history at the Art Academy in Nuremberg. She is also the co-publisher of PoLYpeN and a regular contributor to Texte zur Kunst. Website

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Lynn Hershman Leeson

Lynn Hershman Leeson is an artist and filmmaker who uses pioneering technologies to investigate the real and the virtual.  

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Claire Lehmann

Claire Lehmann is an artist and writer based in Brooklyn. Formerly an editor at Cabinet, she has contributed to catalogues for the Museum of Modern Art and the New Museum of Contemporary Art, and publications including Artforum and Parkett. She co-curated Ileana Sonnabend: Ambassador for the New at the Museum of Modern Art, and is co-editor and co-author of a monograph on artist’s books, forthcoming from Phaidon.  

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Andrew Leland

Andrew Leland hosts and produces The Organist, an arts and culture podcast from KCRW and the Believer magazine, and is a lecturer in English at Smith College.  

Ralph Lemon

Ralph Lemon is a choreographer, writer and visual artist. He currently serves as the Artistic Director of Cross Performance, an organization dedicated to the creation of cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary performance and presentation.  

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Zoe Leonard

Zoe Leonard is a New York–based artist who works with photography, sculpture, and installation. Recent exhibitions include those at Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland; Museo Nacional Reina Sofía, Madrid; Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich; Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna; Dia:Beacon, Beacon, New York; Dia at the Hispanic Society, New York; Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio; and Documenta 12. She is co-chair of the graduate program in photography, Bard College. She has an upcoming solo show in 2012 at the Camden Arts Centre, London. Website

Timothy Leonido

Timothy Leonido is a writer and musician who lives in New York.  

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Alex Lesy

Alex Lesy is a graphic designer living in Brooklyn. He is design director at Bookforum and senior designer at Artforum. Website

Per-Oskar Leu

Per-Oskar Leu is an artist based in Oslo. In 2013, he participated in the Whitney Independent Study Program. He has exhibited at Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt; Johan Berggren Gallery and Malmö Art Museum, Malmö; Kadist Art Foundation, Paris; Henie Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden; Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo; EVA International Biennial, Limerick; and 1/9 Unosunove, Rome, where he showed his most recent collaborative project, “Benjamin Tiven c/o Per-Oskar Leu—an alternate correspondence.” Website

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David Levine

David Levine is an artist based in Brooklyn and Berlin. His performances and projects have been presented at MoMA, Mass MoCA, Documenta 12 (with Cabinet), and the Townhouse Gallery (Cairo), as well as Galerie Feinkost (Berlin) and François Ghebaly Gallery (Los Angeles). Website

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Rachel Levitsky

Rachel Levitsky ’s first full-length volume, Under the Sun, was published by Futurepoem books in 2003; subsequent works include Neighbor and The Story of My Accident Is Ours. She is the founder and co-director of Belladonna*, an event and publication series of feminist avant-garde poetics. Website

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Bridget Lewis

Bridget Lewis  

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Lichens

Lichens is Rob Lowe. His most recent record is Omns (Kranky). He lives in Brooklyn. Website

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Justin Lieberman

Justin Lieberman is an artist based in Brooklyn. Website

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Min Lieskovsky

Min Lieskovsky  

Glenn Ligon

Glenn Ligon lives and works in New York. Ligon earned his BA from Wesleyan University and studied at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. He has had solo museum exhibitions at the Camden Arts Centre, London; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; the Studio Museum in Harlem; and the Power Plant, Toronto, among other venues. A major retrospective of his work, Glenn Ligon: AMERICA, opened at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York in 2011 and travelled nationally. Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions, a curatorial project organized with Nottingham Contemporary and Tate Liverpool, opened in April. Ligon will also be included in the 2015 Venice Biennale. His awards and honors include a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship and the Studio Museum’s Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize. His work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and many more in the United States and abroad.  

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Michelle Lim

Michelle Lim is a studio art major at New York University. Website

Tan Lin

Tan Lin is the author, most recently, of 7 Controlled Vocabularies and Obituary 2004. The Joy of Cooking: and Insomnia and the Aunt. The recipient of a Getty Distinguished Scholar Grant and a Warhol Foundation/Creative Capital Arts Writing Grant to complete a book on the writings of Andy Warhol, he is also working on a novel called Our Feelings Were Made by Hand. Website

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Jen Liu

Jen Liu is a visual artist working in performance, video, painting, and installation. She studied at the California Institute of the Arts and at De Ateliers in Amsterdam. She has presented work at The Sculpture Center, On Stellar Rays, and Issue Project Room, New York; the Aspen Museum of Art; Henry Art Gallery, Seattle; MUSAC, Leon; Royal Academy and ICA in London; Kunsthaus Zurich; and Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna. In 2013 Liu's installation Melon Mysticism for Everyone, was affixed to the Manhattan Bridge in New York. She was included in the 2014 Shanghai Biennial. Liu lives and works in New York.  

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Tim Lokiec

Tim Lokiec is a painter based in Brooklyn. His work has been exhibited at de Pury & Luxembourg, Zurich, Saatchi Gallery, London, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York and Oliver Kamm 5BE, New York. He received his MFA from Columbia University.  

Gareth Long

Gareth Long is an artist based in New York. He holds a BA in visual studies and classical civilizations from the University of Toronto and an MFA from Yale University. Recent solo exhibitions include those at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge; Kate Werble Gallery, New York; Michael Benevento, Los Angeles; and Torri, Paris. Website

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Jordan Lord

Jordan Lord is a writer and video artist, studying at Columbia University. He is also a former editorial and production assistant for Triple Canopy. Website

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Christian Lorentzen

Christian Lorentzen is an editor of the London Review of Books.  

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Marie Lorenz

Marie Lorenz is an artist whose project The Tide and Current Taxi ferries passengers through the waterways of New York.  

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Laurence Lowe

Laurence Lowe is a writer based in Brooklyn and a former editor of Triple Canopy. His work has appeared in the New Republic, GQ, the New York Times, n+1, and Metropolis M. Website

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Mina Loy

Mina Loy (1882–1966) was a writer, artist, actor, and lamp designer. Website

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Derek Lucci

Derek Lucci  

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Luca Lum

Luca Lum is a Singapore-based artist and writer. Her work has been featured in LUMA/Westbau (Zurich); the Hong Kong-based literary journal Cha; and the Yale Literary Magazine. She is currently working with the National University of Singapore Museum on CONCRETE ISLAND, a program that explores Singapore’s limits and excesses through publications, an experimental literature class and reading workshop, a mobile cinema program, bus tours, and exhibitions.  

Joe Luna

Joe Luna lives in Brighton, UK, where he runs the Hi Zero reading series and edits Hi Zero magazine. Crater Press published the letterpress fold Google Song in November 2011; his poems have appeared in, among others, Poems, Written Between October and December 2010 (Grasp Press), The Claudius App (online), Better than Language: An Anthology of New Modernist Poetries (Ganzfeld Press), FRIENDS (Critical Documents), The Cambridge Literary Review, Sous les Pavés, Damn the Cæsars, Lana Turner, and The Death and Life of American Cities. A booklet, LVRSLVRSLVRSLVRS, was privately distributed in 2010; the .pdf epic FAILCORE is still public. A new book, ASTROTURF, is forthcoming.  

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Israel Lund

Israel Lund Website

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Anna Lundh

Anna Lundh is a visual artist, born in Sweden and based in Stockhom and New York. Lundh’s work investigates cultural phenomena, social agreements, technology, and language and takes the form of video, text, installation, and various experiments. In recent years she has participated in residency programs such as LMCC Workspace and Flux Factory, New York, and Omi International Arts Center, Ghent; and shown her work at Bonniers Konsthall, Haninge Konsthall, Kalmar Konstmuseum, and Norrköpings Konstmuseum in Sweden and X-Initiative (Rhizome), Marian Spore, Leo Koenig Inc. Projekte, and Apexart in New York. Website

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Matthew Lusk

Matthew Lusk is an artist based in Brooklyn. Website

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Irene Lusztig

Irene Lusztig is a filmmaker and Assistant Professor of Film and Digital Media at UC Santa Cruz. Website

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Christopher Lyon

Christopher Lyon is an art writer and editor living in Brooklyn. He is editor in chief of Prestel Publishing. Website

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