ESOPUS #23 | Spring 2016
Editor: Tod Lippy
Publisher: The Esopus Foundation, LTD. (2016)
Esopus 23 features artists’ projects by Karo Akpokiere, Chuck Kelton, Stefan Kürten, Marilyn Minter, Mickalene Thomas and Jody Wood. Other contents include an essay by Karl Ove Knausgaard (presented as a removable book); 100 frames from Lotte Reininger’s 1926 animation The Adventures of Prince Achmed introduced by John Canemaker; two film treatments by screenwriter Hampton Fancher (Blade Runner), based on Esopus subscribers’ submissions; anonymous photographs from the collection of Peter Cohen; materials from MoMA’s archives on events and installations in the Museum’s garden over the past 60 years; a piece on the creative process behind the survivalist game The Long Dark; a new installment of a regular series, “Guarded Opinions,” for which guards from the Barnes Foundation discuss works they oversee; a comic book by George Cochrane; and a CD of new music inspired by “close calls” experienced by 15 musicians, including Jo Lawry, YC the Cynic and Lemolo.