Eileen Myles gives a shout-out to our recent Tendencies event featuring Samuel Ace, Stephen Motika, and Robert Reid-Pharr in the latest issue of Art in America, reporting in detail about talks by Ace and Motika:
Sam did the bravest thing in the midst of what felt like a very rangy, sexy, cerebral reading. He showed on a screen a video of himself as a woman, years ago, reading her poems when he was her. I remembered that other friend, her cheekbones, her different reading style. My girlfriend and I were moved to tears by the enormity of his gesture: to stand there as both persons, both poets, still mainly asking questions about love.
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