Sometimes I Am What I Really Am: On Mark Alice Durant’s “Maya Deren”
Emma Kemp reviews Mark Alice Durant’s new biography of the enigmatic experimental filmmaker: “Maya Deren: Choreographed for Camera.”...
ART & ARCHITECTURE
Emma Kemp is a writer and artist from the United Kingdom living in Los Angeles. She earned her MFA in writing from California Institute of the Arts and a BA (fine art) from Central Saint Martins in London. Her writing has previously been published by X-TRA, POOL, East of Borneo, and Queer.Archive.Work, and her book, Blue Pool: Cecelia, in collaboration with photographer Jo Ann Walters and published by iTi Press, was short-listed for the Aperture PhotoBook Awards in 2018. She is co-founder of image-first research studio BAKERSFIELD, and an assistant professor at Otis College of Art and Design. Her forthcoming book is a critical biography of musician Conor Oberst.