Ace AIR: Morgan Parker
For her residency night at Ace Hotel New York, author / poet / artist Morgan Parker created 13 Ways of Looking at a Blk Girl. Pictured above, the original document is 8.5″ x 11″, pencil on hotel stationary (bond). You can download a PDF for free here.
Morgan Parker is the author of Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night(Switchback Books 2015). A Cave Canem fellow, editor at Little A, and poetry editor for The Offing, Morgan lives in Brooklyn where she also co-curates the Poets With Attitude (PWA) reading series with Tommy Pico.
This August, our Artists in Residence have been curated by Oyster, one of our favorite ways to read on a smartphone or tablet. Oyster allows folks to discover new books, download them and even read them offline, say if you’re tunnel bound and so on.
Ace Hotel London | March 19, 2020
Bodies, much like the people who house them, are vastly different. How we understand them, then, is largely dependent on how they’re shown to us. Photography — or the two-dimensional renderings we encounter upon first blush — introduce us to those bodies, but offer something else, too.
Eighth grader Franco L. reminds us of that golden kernel within, the one that burns steady and true in his poem titled "Thankful," as part of our ongoing partnership with nonprofit organization 826CHI.
Ace Hotel New York | March 5, 2020
Braulio Amado, designer & illustrator, chats with longtime Ace pal and legendary New York City DJ Justin Strauss for this edition of Just/Talk about bridging punk and electronic aesthetics, his mutant art space SSHH, experimental weirdness at Bloomberg Businessweek and what he would do with one trillion dollars tomorrow.