X-TRA Volume 20, number 1
Fall 2017

X-TRA, Los Angeles

October 12, 2017

X-TRA Volume 20, number 1
Fall 2017


Announcing the first issue of X-TRA Volume 20.

This year marks X-TRA’s 20th anniversary! Look forward to special projects and programming throughout the year. In this issue: the debut of our ARTIST WRITES series with an essay by A.L. Steiner and a pull-out poster from Rakish Light.

Letter from the Editors and Publishers

Miljohn Ruperto: Geomancies 
Review by Candice Lin

Kerry James Marshall: Mastry
Review by Travis Diehl

Jimmie Durham: At the Center of the World
Review by Anuradha Vikram

It’s Nobody’s Fault: Extinction of Consciousness and Everything Else
A.L. Steiner + Otherwild

Trajal Harrell: Judson Church Is Ringing in Harlem (Made-to-Measure) / Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at the Judson Church
Review by Alison D’Amato

Mierle Laderman Ukeles: Maintenance Art
Review by Michelle Grabner

Fiona Connor and Others: An Unfolding Text
Kavior Moon

Artist’s Project: Make-Readies
Rakish Light

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X-TRA is a quarterly contemporary art journal, based in Los Angeles and founded in 1997. Edited by a collective of artists and writers, X-TRA publishes expansive features, historical essays, commissioned artist’s projects, interviews, columns, and substantive reviews. 

X-TRA is available in print and digital-reader format, and the complete archive from 1997 is online. 
Visit x-traonline.org to browse the archive, shop our Artist’s Editions, donate, and find submission guidelines. 

Contact us: editors [​at​] x-traonline.org

X-TRA is published by the nonprofit Project X Foundation for Art & Criticism, which is generously supported by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, Isambard Kingdom Brunel Society of North America,  Michael Asher Foundation, Pasadena Art Alliance, The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, California Arts Council, the Center for Cultural Information and our patrons and subscribers.