Received in the post yesterday, Parole # 2: Phonetic Skin / Phonetische Haut, edited by Annette Stahmer. It is simply beautiful!
This issue explores the relationship of skin to language. Contributors include Mladen Dolar (Professor of Philosophy, Ljubljana), Naomi Segal (Professor of German and Romance Studies, London), Imogen Stidworthy (artist, Liverpool), Allen S. Weiss (Professor of Performance and Cinema Studies, New York), Janet Beizer (Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, Boston), André Lepecki (curator and author, New York), Anish Kapoor (artist, London), Steven Feld (Professor of Ethnomusicology, Santa Fé), Paul Dickinson (artist, Chicago), David Locke (Professor of Ethnomusicology, Medford), Maria José Arjona (artist, Miami), Leif Elggren (artist, Stockholm), Brandon LaBelle (artist, Berlin), Hubertus von Amelunxen (author and curator, Berlin), Petra Maria Meyer (Professor of Cultural Studies, Kiel), Leonardo Guelman (author and publisher, Rio de Janeiro) and De Geuzen (artist group, Amsterdam), Trikoton (artist group, Berlin).
Every page is stunningly designed, and contributions take a diverse range of approaches to the flesh and its capacity to transmit voice, message and resonance. You can purchase it here.