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What Is Alt Lit?

“Poetry really never had its punk. There’s no one that ever really said, ‘It’s okay to write shit.’ But for punk, it’s ‘learn three chords and you have a song.’ I think Alt Lit is like that. It’s crude. It’s DIY.”

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Zoe Leonard’s Camera Obscura Turns Marfa Inside Out and Upside Down

“100 North Nevill Street” features a 6-inch lens, installed in one of the building’s walls, that casts an inverse image of the exterior landscape across the interior of the warehouse-like space. Because the image is a real-time projection of the external environment, ever-changing patterns of light and shadow, not to mention clouds and cars, keep the distorted image in constant motion.

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