James T. Green is a conceptual artist, radio producer, writer, and educator from Chicago, Illinois, and now in Brooklyn, New York.

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inputs

Updated: 08/26/19, 06:36 A.M. EST

at an undisclosed location.

2019

Reading

How “Summer Girls” Explains a Bunch of Hits—and the Music of 1999 by Rob Harvilla, How to Know When It’s Time to Go (and How it Feels to Say Goodbye) by Grace Bonney, I Gooped Myself by Amanda Mull, Sissy by Jacob Tobia, The American Worth Ethic by Bryce Covert, When Did Pop Culture Become Homework by Soraya Roberts, Personal Days by Ed Park, Three Women by Lisa Taddeo, Normal People by Sally Rooney, How to Do Nothing by Jenny Odell, What it Takes to Put Your Phone Away by Jia Tolentino, The Unwinding of the Miracle by Julie Yip-Williams, Virgil Abloh, Menswear’s Biggest Star by Doreen St. Félix, Now Toronto’s 2019 Love Your Body package, The White Boy Shuffle by Paul Beatty, Not Dead but Sleeping by Anna Della Subin, Atomic Habits by James Clear, The life of Pi’erre Bourne by Nazuk Kochhar, Swipe White by Jennifer Chong Schneider, How We Apologize Now by Lindsey Weber, 9 Musicians on How They Thrive Creatively Without Drugs or Booze by Chris Heath, Why Are Young People Pretending to Love Work? by Erin Griffith, The Elephant in the Room by Tommy Tomlinson, Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon

Listening

Slow Clap - EP by Ayelle, i,i by Bon Ever, 5 Weeks in LA - EP by Evie Irie, Mister Magic by Grover Washington, Jr., So Much Fun by Young Thug, Night Swim - EP by Sidi, Nothing’s Real by Shura, Man Up, Nice Try: Utopian, Julie, Beware of the Dogs by Stella Donnelly, Ex:Re by Ex:Re, Hi This Is Flume by Flume, Clean by Soccer Mommy, Invisiblia Season 5, Uranium Heart by Highasakite, Heritage by College, Needs by Giraffage, Tracy Chapman (Self-Titled) by Tracy Chapman, Assume Form by James Blake, Finesse… God? by The Nod, HBM110: Big Numbers by Here Be Monsters, The Theme That Shall Not Be Named by This American Life, TCI Transmission 07: Carried by currents that care by The Creative Independent, The Nod Bureau of Investigation by The Nod, Natalie Diaz by 10 Things That Scare Me, Amends by Them Are Us Too, I Need to Start a Garden by Haley Heynderickx, Quit the Curse by Anna Burch, Volume 103 of Different Head, Ep 140: Back at 220 by Bodega Boys, Samin Nostrat on Longform Podcast, Die Lit by Playboi Carti

Doing

Pop Up Magazine Winter Tour, Powerlifting, bodyweight workouts, tackling binge eating disorder, biking

Viewing

2019’s Software 4 Artists Day, Ghosts and the Longing for Amelia at happylucky no.1, Good Looks Aren’t the Only Thing That Matters at Super Dutchess Gallery, Jamilah Sabur at Hammer Museum, Chad Kouri at Subliminal Projects, The NBA Playoffs, Shrill, Father’s Kingdom

Visiting

Stockholm SE, London UK, Los Angeles CA, Oakland CA, Washington DC, Atlanta GA, Austin TX

2018

Reading

“How Tech Is Remaking Fashion in Its Image” by Kyle Chayka, “The language of capitalism isn’t just annoying, it’s dangerous” by Rebecca Stone, “Attention is not a resource but a way of being alive to world” by Dan Nixon, Interviews: Ashley Hefnawy, Multidisciplinary creative writer, The First Bad Man by Miranda July, Touch by Courtney Maum, “How to make a zine” by Rona Akbari, ”My Life Cleanse: One Month Inside L.A.’s Cult of Betterness” by Rosecrans Baldwin, “How do you use the internet mindfully” by The Creative Independent and Are.na, Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang, The Ringtone Dialetic by Sumanth Gopinath, Creative Selection by Ken Kocienda, Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado, Alone Time by Stephanie Rosenbloom, Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler, Goodbye Vitamin by Rachel Khong, Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng, Real Love by Sharon Salzberg, Exit West by Mohsin Hamid, The Games Black Girls Play by Kyra D. Gaunt, Blackwave by Michelle Tea, We Are Never Meeting in Real Life by Samantha Irby, The Autobiography of Gucci Mane by Gucci Mane, Salt Sugar Fat by Michael Moss, The End of Overeating by David A. Kessler, MD, The Best Interface is No Interface by Golden Krishna, White Girls by Hilton Als, Swing Time by Zadie Smith

Listening

10 Things that Scare Me by WNYC, Some Rap Songs by Earl Sweatshirt, The Sisters by Weldon Irvine, Pat Methany Group by Pat Methany Group, Caliphate by The New York Times, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful by Florence + The Machine, Muna Mire’s meditations on death at Jones Beach for the Non-Fiction Works in Progress event, Brol by Angéle, Tha Carter V by Lil Wayne, Negro Swan by Blood Orange, #127 The Crime Machine, Part 1 and #128 The Crime Machine, Part 2 by Reply All, Articles of Interest by 99% Invisible and Avery Trufelman, The Black Guy Who Tips by Rod and Karen, Bodega Boys by Desus Nice and THE KID MERO, Bodies (Season 1) by Allison Behringer and KCRW, Prarie Wind by Rignam Wangkhang, Constellations by Jess Shane and Michelle Macklem, Honey by Robyn, NOT ALL HEROES WEAR CAPES by Metro Boomin, MUDBOY by Sheck Wes, ASTROWORLD by Travis Scott

Viewing

The Bisexual, William Forstyhe: “Choreographic Objects” at ICA, Jason Moran at ICA, ICA Collection: Entangled in the Everyday, Isabella S’ewart Gardner Museum collection, Common Threads: Weaving Stories Across Time at Isabella S’weart, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Vanderpump Rules, Shahs of Sunset, Black Ink Crew Chicago, Judge Faith, Thelonious Monk Festival at Jazz Lincoln Center, The Office Season 3, Random Acts of Flyness, Atlanta, Insecure, All three “The Purge” series, Shark Tank, Searching, Disobedience, Adrian Piper: A Synthesis of Intuitions, 1965-2016, Sondra Perry at Bridget Donahue

Doing

Powerlifting, bodyweight workouts, tackling binge eating disorder, biking, finding new ways to prepare lamb, #pantonechallenge

Visiting

Boston MA, Montreal QC, Los Angeles CA, Chicago IL