Posts Tagged: collaboration

Making Sense of the World: A Conversation with Dessa

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Dessa discusses her recently released album, Chime, where she stands on the intersection of poetry and performance, and self-care for busy artists.

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Outlaws in the Garden: A Conversation with Denise Newman and Hazel White

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Poets Denise Newman and Hazel White discuss their most recent collaborative project, Biotic Portal, how they initially met, and loving their garden’s “outlaws.”

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Flying Blind: A Conversation with Kate Angus and Joe Pan

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Kate Angus of Augury Books and Joe Pan of Brooklyn Arts Press discuss the challenges and triumphs that come with running an indie press, and the recent decision to make Augury an imprint of BAP.

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Reclaiming the Identity of the Witch: A Conversation with Katy Horan

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Katy Horan discusses Literary Witches, which she illustrated and worked on in collaboration with writer Taisia Kitaiskaia, out tomorrow from Seal Press.

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This Week in Short Fiction

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This week, the online interdisciplinary project 7×7 has new work by Janice Lee, author of The Sky Isn’t Blue (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2016).  7×7’s unique format pairs a writer and a visual artist to engage in a two-week long collaboration in the mode of the exquisite corpse games of the Surrealists. In “A Disappearing Landscape,” […]

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VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Yona Harvey

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Yona Harvey talks about her path to becoming a poet, Winnie Mandela as an artistic inspiration, and what it means to write more publicly.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Damian Duffy and John Jennings

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Damian Duffy and John Jennings discuss their new graphic novel adaptation of Octavia Butler’s classic novel Kindred.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #66: Reimagining Children’s Literature as Mixtape

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In the best collaborations, creative individuals push themselves to work with new media and singular, wild things issue forth. Jeff Antebi of Waxploitation Records has managed to create just this kind of magic in his book, Stories for Ways and Means. A product of ten years’ worth of seeking and story pitching, Stories for Ways […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Kerry and Tyler Cohen

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Sisters and collaborators Kerry and Tyler Cohen talk about their new book Girl Trouble: An Illustrated Memoir, female friendships, and some of the challenges of writing memoir.

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Causation and Awards Nominations

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It’s either a testament to the general belief held in director Grant Singer or a confirmation that buzz determines award nominations above all else, depending on how you look at it: The Weeknd and Daft Punk collaboration “Starboy” has received an MTV VMA nomination before its formal release. Listen to the song here.

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“Meat Is Murder,” the Video Game

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The Smiths and PETA have released a video game in a collaborative effort to fight the violence of industrial agriculture’s treatment of livestock. Taking its inspiration the song “Meat Is Murder,” This Beautiful Creature Must Die asks players to fight to save chickens, pigs, cows, and turkeys from slaughterhouse doom. The game’s music is, of course, an 8-bit […]

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A Year In The Life: Premiere Perseveration

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I once, years ago, sat next to a colleague at a premiere, and as the lights dimmed I whispered, “Why do I do this to myself?” And yet, I persist.

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The Rumpus Interview with Ravi Shankar

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Ravi Shankar discusses Singaporean poetry in the last fifty years, Hindu mythology, translation, and his complicated relationship to his heritage.

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Zane Lowe Interviews Chance the Rapper

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Following the release of his latest mixtape Coloring Book, Chance the Rapper spoke with Zane Lowe in a lengthy interview about the work, the recording process, and the artist’s growing collaborative relationship with Kanye West. Listen to the full conversation via okayplayer and stream the mixtape here.

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The Rumpus Interview With Brenda Miller

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Author Brenda Miller discusses the lyric essay, her “poet self” who always bleeds through, and what she’s writing about next.

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Collaborate with The National Parks

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The National Parks are releasing a new video here on The Rumpus next week, and in the meantime they’d like you to collaborate with them on “Coração”: they are asking fans to submit answers to the question, When was a time you had to let go of something good, in order to keep it good? The collaboration […]

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Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole Collaboration

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The rumors circulating about a collaboration between Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole may have been confirmed: in a post highlighting the freestyles that the two rappers put out in honor of Black Friday, Lamar’s sister might have accidentally leaked info about a song, or an album, or something, coming out this February. The related posts have […]

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How Sparks Got on Billboards

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Sparks’s Russell Mael spoke with LA Record about teaming up with Franz Ferdinand for the project FFS, collaboration, and what it’s like to find yourself on highway billboards after a career spent inventing what it means to “troll pop culture”: Creatively, Sparks and what we’re doing-what we have been doing up until this album-we really […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Benjamin Percy

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Benjamin Percy discusses his latest novel, The Dead Lands, why it’s all about keeping language fresh, and his dream job writing for DC Comics.

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El-P and Ninja Collaboration “Coming Soon”

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A post on Instagram from El-P (@thereallyrealelp) of Run The Jewels with Die Antwoord’s Ninja says only “Coming soon…” which Ninja (@zef_alien) also shared with the caption “EL-P vs NINJA.” Some believe this alludes to a coming collaboration between these two artists, but it’s unclear how or when this mysterious collab will manifest, considering both Run The Jewels […]

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Genesis Breyer P-Orridge Collab

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Genesis Breyer P-Orridge played a show with Cold Cave and Black Rain last night in Brooklyn at The Wick, where the three released Rebellion is Over, a three-song tape. The collaborative cassette is out in a limited 100 copies from The Heartworm Press, which is run by Cold Cave’s Wesley Eisold. Listen to the tape’s song “Comprehension” after […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Matthew Baker

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“Master fictioneer” Matthew Baker talks about his new middle grade novel, If You Find This, artists as tricksters, his favorite comic strips, and why children are still capable of believing in impossible things.

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