Adam McGovern’s column OFF-TOPIC delivers over-the-transom, on-tangent essays, dialogues and subjective scholarship.
By: Adam McGovern
The depths of skin in JOAN SEMMEL’s newest paintings
Grieving and gratitude at Greenwood’s 100th rebirth-day, as ACROSS THE TRACKS’ creators talk back.
Clocks turned sideways, or, You in what universe
What yet waves goodbye.
Meanings of life and death with THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY’s graphic biographers
Dumpster-divining on the scrapheap of history with LUC SANTE
Waiting out the shutdown with pop virologist HEATHER QUINLAN.
Swapping idle prophecy with CLUB DED’s Nikhil Singh
Mind wanderings during exile-in-place.
Making positive identifications with Spellbound’s BISHAKH SOM
Looking back at the present, in PANDEMIX
Kickin’ it to the Kirby with graphic biographer TOM SCIOLI.
Private screening: The theatre that COVID made
Leafing through the psychic library with Bishakh Som
Stream und Drang: The full-on offensive of HUNTERS