Andy Battaglia is a writer based in New York, USA. His work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, TheWire and The National, among others. He is an organizer/curator of Unsound, a music and arts festival in New York and Kraków, Poland.
Praised by T.S. Eliot and best friends with Harry Smith, Lionel Ziprin was a mystic and poet whose archive is a source of fascination for many contemporary artists, especially Carol Bove, who now houses it in her New York studio