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Esopus 16 (Spring 2011)


New Colors: Composing in the 21st Century

By Anthony Cheung

A young composer writes about his inspirations and offers a glimpse into his creative process.


Artist’s Project: Roland Flexner

By Roland Flexner

“LG Suite”: 18 mesmerizing drawings based on the Japanese art of suminagashi


Yesterday’s Mail

Mail art by Ray Johnson; interview with Robert Warner

A treasure trove of mail art sent by artist Ray Johnson to optician/artist Robert Warner


100 Frames: Cold Water (1994)

Film by Oliver Assayas; introduction by Stacy Cochran

100 frames from an early masterpiece by the director of Irma Vep and Carlos


Office Surprise

By Bob Irey

Post-It art made during the night shift by a manager at a furniture chain


New Voices: “Reading”

By Katherine J. Lee

Eighth in our series of fiction by never-before-published authors


Found Object: All Thumbs

By Scott Daniel Ellison

Anonymous photographs of people who keep raccoons as pets


Artist’s Project: Alix Pearlstein

By Alix Pearlstein

Images related to a participatory performance project at Esopus Space


Artist’s Project: Kathe Burkhart

By Kathe Burkhart

A woman wrote love letters to the artist’s great aunt, and Burkhart replied—in her aunt’s voice.


Angus Trumble’s 1417 In Retrospect

By Angus Trumble

One year. One page. (15th in a series)


Modern Artifacts 9: One and the Same

Introduction by Michelle Elligott

Documents detailing an important opening and radio broadcast by FDR from the MoMA archives.


Esopus CD #16: Composers

Composer Anthony Cheung curated a compilation of emerging and established composers.


Esopus 16 launches at Esopus Space on May 5, 2011


Esopus in San Francisco

Our first event in Northern California includes a reading by Kathering Lee of her short-story debut, Reading, from Esopus 16.

Esopus Space presents “Ray and Bob Box”

An exhibition and event series related to a years-long correspondence between the legendary late artist Ray Johnson and Robert Warner

Esopus 16 Now On Newsstands

The 16th issue of Esopus, featuring artists' projects by Kathe Burkhart, Roland Flexner, and Alix Pearlstein, is now on newsstands.