Issue 12

This issue contains a 24 page in-depth interview with Carolee Schneemann, accompanied by many of the artist’s works (this article has since been republished in the monograph Carolee Schneemann: Unforgivable, 2016, from Black Dog Publishing). There is an in-depth history article about nuclear testing in the South Pacific, leading up the bombing of Greenpeace boat Rainbow Warrior by the French Government. The 12th issue of White Fungus contains articles about Simon Denny, Chen Chieh-jen, and an interview with Yao Jui-chung. There is an article about the composer Pauline Oliveros by Tobias Fischer and an interview with Annea Lockwood about her composition “In Our Name”, built around excerpts of poetry by prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. There is an interview with Yan Jun about the experimental music scene in China, and Kurt Gottschalk writes about Brooklyn composer David First. There are comics by Barry Linton and Tim Bollinger, and paintings by Robin Williams. Scottish poet and essayist Richard Livermore contributes his prosaic text “Anarchy and Art”, in which he reflects upon the neolithic period. There are poems by Jumah al Dossari, Anne Fiero, and Collin James. The issue contains a CD of live performances by David Watson; If, Bwana; and Campbell Kneale, from the White Fungus Issue 11 release event at P.P.O.W Gallery in New York.