In Print

Issue #2
Launched March 9, 2014.


Published twice a year INTERCOURSE is a compendium of readings that encompass art, science, and alternative education. INTERCOURSE extends the conversation happening at Pioneer Works into a supplemental manual for all your inter-disciplinary needs.Issue 2 features essays on a hypothetical footbridge between Brooklyn and Governors Island; a high school project called Foxfire that became the inadvertent guidebook for the 70s back-to-the-land movement, and a discussion with Edward Frenkel about the true nature of mathematics. Performa’s RoseLee Goldberg and Ubuweb’s Kenny Goldsmith discuss the avant-garde and Ariel Pink talks to Animal Collective about horror and childhood. Other features include conversations with Carol Bove and Trevor Paglen, psychedelic celluloid, Ana Mendietta‘s lost earthworks, and the creative power of humiliation. There’s even new fiction from Jesse Ball.We hope this idea archive and record of an evolving discussion becomes an indispensable document in your search for knowledge.Editors are: Dustin Yellin, Joey Frank, Catherine Despont, Randy Lee Maitland



INTERCOURSE #1 the inaugural issue

Gibby Haynes of Butthole Surfers talks with Andrew Vanwyngarden of MGMT, and Sam Hayes interviews Bob Colacello. Artists Ernesto Caivano, Sara VanDerBeek, Benjamin Degen, David Brooks and Yuri Masnyj discuss the importance of friends and the varieties of art practice. Joey Frank provides Art History Astrology for Rabbits.



Ernesto Caivano: Settlements

Settlements accompanies the artist’s recent exhibition at Pioneer Works. The book includes color images, a forward by Dustin Yellin, a conversation between Ernesto Caivano and Michael Joo, new texts on the artist’s work by Catherine Despont and David Brooks. Ernesto Caivano was born in Madrid, Spain and currently lives and works in New York.