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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Next Wave 2019 Reading List

The Great Tamer, photo: Julian Mommert

Want to go deeper into Next Wave? We asked this year’s presenting artists for some suggested reading to give greater context for their productions or practice. Reference copies of these books and others can be found in venue lobbies, and this list will be updated throughout the summer.


Cruel Optimism | By Lauren Berlant

Selected by: Nat Randall and Anna Breckon
Show: The Second Woman










Reality Television, Affect and Intimacy: Reality Matters  | By Misha Kavka

Selected by: Nat Randall and Anna Breckon
Show: The Second Woman










26666 | By Roberto Bolaño

Selected by: Christiane Jatahy
Show: What if they went to Moscow?










1Q84 | By Haruki Murakami

Selected by: Christiane Jatahy
Show: What if they went to Moscow?










Água Viva | By Clarice Lispector

Selected by: Christiane Jatahy
Show: What if they went to Moscow?










Lincoln in the Bardo | By George Saunders

Selected by: Ben Kidd and Bush Moukarzel
Show: Hamnet










The Brutality of Fact: Interviews with Francis Bacon | By David Sylvester

Selected by: Ben Kidd and Bush Moukarzel
Show: Hamnet







Untangling the Web: What the Internet is Doing to You | By Aleks Krotoski

Selected by: Dante or Die
Show: User Not Found









The Discovery of France: A Historical Geography | By Graham Robb

Selected by: Pamela Carter
Show: The End of Eddy






Merde!: The Real French You Were Never Taught at School | By Genevieve

Selected by: Pamela Carter
Show: The End of Eddy








The Essential Rumi | Translated by Coleman Barks

Selected by: Dimitris Papaioannou
Show: The Great Tamer







Autobiography of Red | By Anne Carson

Selected by: Dimitris Papaioannou
Show: The Great Tamer









Cloud Atlas | By David Mitchell

Selected by: Inua Ellams
Show: Barber Shop Chronicles










The Palm-Wine Drinkard | By Amos Tutuola

Selected by: Inua Ellams
Show: Barber Shop Chronicles










Invisible Man | By Ralph Ellison

Selected by: Kyle Marshall
Show: A.D. & Colored










The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America | By Frances FitzGerald

Selected by: Kyle Marshall
Show: A.D. & Colored









Together: The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Cooperation | By Richard Sennett

Selected by: Kate McIntosh
Show: In Many Hands







How Forests Think: Toward an Anthropology Beyond the Human | By Eduardo Kohn

Selected by: Kate McIntosh
Show: In Many Hands






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