ATHLETICISM

The Artist Who Plays Basketball

Nathaniel Sullivan The Artist Who Plays Basketball I am an artist who plays basketball. I am an artist who plays basketball and isn’t it funny how I call both things practice? I am an artist who plays basketball and sometimes those practices are radically different but sometimes they are quite similar. I am an artist who plays basketball and my practices require repetition and ritual. I am an artist who plays basketball and my...

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Practicing Play

Germaine Koh League is a project I launched in 2012, which gathers community members to practice play as a process of creative problem solving. It was conceived as a forum for playing invented games and sports, while communicating the serious belief that, through their play, participants might actually be pursuing some of humankind's loftiest ideals. Several to-my-mind interconnected principles were behind League. One was the argument for valuing play in and of itself. Another...

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The Liar of Lamoille

Joseph Ramelo There are some basic things that you should know about me. Usually, you pick up a book because it was something that you heard about. Usually, you don’t know what you’re getting yourself into. Gone Girl? Becky in accounting can’t stop talking about it. There’s a new Sloane Crosley out? I love him! What was that thing I read back when I did the thing with the thing in the thing and...

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