Selected writing

    On weather (poem) Gulf Coast 
    On youth liberation Teen Vogue
    On gay power & the first gay-straight alliance  The Nation
    On Beethoven, smoking & armpits (fiction) The Bennington Review
    On abolition in public libraries Teen Vogue 
    On the psychedelic history of holograms Art in America
    On Minneapolis’s sanctuary movement The Baffler
    On radical gardening  Hyperallergic
    On art and friendship Catalogue essay
    On Hilma af Klint’s secret notebooks Frieze
    On a for-profit cancer hospital The Baffler 
    On the spectacular desert The Baffler
    On Grant Wood’s queer midwest Los Angeles Review of Books
    On Virginia Woolf’s pencil Ploughshares
    On the female quantified self Iowa Review
    On my life as a butterfly-wrangler (essay) The Common
    On the Florida memoir & the state of post-truth Los Angeles Review of Books
    On 70s London, glamour & the sadness of photography  Los Angeles Review of Books
    On slow criticism Temporary Art Review
    On space photography (peer-reviewed) Invisible Culture: Electronic Journal of Visual Culture


    Sometimes I work with and for artists. I was the research coordinator for Trevor Paglen’s Last Pictures, I created this experimental museum tour for the RISD Museum, and wrote this strange play Umbrellahead, I Will Find You, in Hong Kong.