A statistician and a novelist on the links between dataviz and storytelling
For David Grubbs, an onrush of music has led to a rethinking of musical ‘speed’ itself
Recent events have shown how deeply our lives are enmeshed with those of others – with the potential for both support and harm
On the visibility of desire during lockdown
Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung on Little Richard, Édouard Glissant and unapologetic blackness
Retro pleasures are a smokescreen that fails to conceal the painfully quick dismantling of institutions that have lasted centuries
Describe a global crisis in 600 words? Too hard. But isn’t everything else irrelevant right now?