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MOON CRADLE: Aries

Candice Wuehle is the author of curse words: a guide in 19 steps for aspiring transmographs (Dancing Girl Press, 2014) and EARTH*AIR*FIRE*WATER*ÆTHER (Grey Books Press, 2015). Some of her poems can be found in The Volta, The Colorado Review, and PRELUDE. She lives in Lawrence, Kansas, where she is a Chancellor’s Fellow at the University…

Towards A Queer Mythology

With thanks to Matthew Hunter. Contemplating the turn from darkroom to digital methods, photographer Jeff Wall famously takes stock of the historical materiality of his medium in the 1989 essay “Photography and Liquid Intelligence.” In this short work, the fading form of analog photography is poetically described as a dynamic meeting of two distinct powers:…

Seeing Women

Revisiting Women by Annie Leibovitz and Susan Sontag She is reclining in a photographer’s studio. Her arms effortlessly wrapped behind her, cushioning her head. With dark eyes, she peers off into the corner of the room, her mind certainly lost in thought. The matte grey soft focus background is offset by her dark features: thick…