Truth Be Told
Charles Bernstein is a poet. Charles Bernstein’s most recent contribution to the Rail was an interview with Etel Adnan (February 2021). His most recent book is Topsy-Turvy from the University of Chicago Press.Charles Bernstein
Charles Bernstein is the author of more than twenty books. He teaches at UPenn.
Playing with the Truth: Jonathan Jakubowicz’s Resistance and the Memory of Marcel MarceauBy Christopher Atamian
JUNE 2021 | Dance
Christopher Atamian writes about the art and life of Marcel Marceau. He shares an interview with the renowned mime and choreographers daughter Camille, who sets the record straight on her fathers activities during World War II following Jonathan Jakubowiczs film Resistance released this past year.
Bruce’s Beachby Roger Q. Mason, illustration by Brian Vincent Rhodes
JUL-AUG 2022 | Theater
Kiki, 16–18, a Black girl, speaks her truth to us.
Richard Jackson with Jeffrey Grunthaner
DEC 22–JAN 23 | Art
Richard Jackson often gets referred to as a performance painter; and while theres some truth to this, I think its more interesting that he works in and around the gestural properties of paintingoften liberating paint and pigment from the direction of the artists hand entirely. It would be inaccurate to classify him as a digital artist, yet his work uses technology to extend (and often complicate) the limits of what viewers might understand as an organized and balanced composition.
Diane Severin Nguyen: If Revolution Is a SicknessBy Rachel Remick
NOV 2021 | ArtSeen
We might see Nguyens film as an elegy to failed revolutions or the ways in which all revolutions transform themselves and become institutionalized, a memorial to lost histories, or histories that never took root. As the narrator at the beginning of the film asks comrade Weronika, where is the truth of unremembered things?