What to See Now

April 16, 2018

A close up on a female face streaked with a variety of different colored paints, her hand (also covered) is over her face but her fingers are split so her eyes are visible.


Virginia Woolf: An Exhibition Inspired by Her Writings (Tate St. Ives, England)

Through April 29, 2018

Virginia Woolf’s writing acts as a prism through which to explore feminist perspectives on landscape, domesticity, and identity in both modern and contemporary art. The exhibition includes works by over 80 artists and was made possible by a Jonathan Ruffer Curatorial Research Grant from Art Fund.


Ya Basta Hijos de Puta. Teresa Margolles (PAC, Milan, Italy)

March 28–May 20, 2018

PAC in Milan displays a solo exhibition of 14 Teresa Margolles installations. Her works use a minimalist, crude realism style to examine issues of death, social injustice, gender hate, marginalization, and corruption—a witness to contemporary societies’ many complexities. The exhibition is a part of the Milanese Art Week, which focuses on contemporary art.


Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival (Toronto, Canada)

April 26–May 6, 2018

2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the Hot Docs Documentary Festival, the largest in North America. In 1993 Hot Docs separated from DOC with the hope of becoming an individual entity to showcase and support the work and excellence of Canadian and international documentary filmmakers. It released a lineup of 246 films and 16 interdisciplinary projects from around the world for display at this year’s event.


PEN World Voices Festival: Resist and Reimagine (New York City)

April 16–22, 2018

The 2018 PEN World Voices Festival brings together more than 165 writers and artists from over 50 nationalities to use their words and ideas for inspiration. It features conversations and debates over international literature and the promotion of free expression as well as readings and workshops, fostering a more collective experience.

A WLT intern, Taylor Hickney has a degree in English writing from the University of Oklahoma and will begin pursuing an MFA in fiction at the New School in August. Commas are important, and she hates surprises. A big thanks to Amy Poehler for getting her this far in life. 

James Farner is a WLT intern studying English writing and religious studies at the University of Oklahoma. In his free time, he’s either listening to a podcast or working on The Aster Review, an OU student arts publication. He grew up in and around Minneapolis and is one of the frequenters of First Avenue who left flowers at Paisley Park after Prince died.