Reynaldo Rivera is an artist from Mexicali, Mexico, who now lives in Los Angeles, where he documents the ongoing relationship between the city and its people. Kate Zambreno, the author of two novels, O Fallen Angel and Green Girl and the work Heroines (Semiotext(e)), teaches in the writing programs at Columbia University and Sarah Lawrence College. She is at work on a series of books about time, memory, and the persistence of art, which includes Book of Mutter and the forthcoming Drifts. Chris Kraus is the author of four novels, including I Love Dick and Summer of Hate; two books of art and cultural criticism; and most recently, After Kathy Acker: A Literary Biography. She received the College Art Association's Frank Jewett Mather Award in Art Criticism in 2008, and a Warhol Foundation Art Writing grant in 2011. She lives in Los Angeles.
Looking at Rivera's pictures at the moment of pandemic makes the
pleasure and community they portray seem that much more remote. And
yet the horizon of inspiration remains.
In his book, Rivera leaves behind an alluring yet candid record of interconnected communities at a moment in time."--LA Times