Raven Munsell

Raven Munsell


Ten Books (from my personal library that I’d like to read now that I’m finished with graduate school)


What We Should Have Known – N+1
No Regrets – N+1
The Book of Laughter and Forgetting – Milan Kundera
Savage Detectives – Roberto Bolaño
Tenth of December – George Saunders
Democracy – Joan Didion
The United States of Jasper Johns – John Yau
Illness as Metaphor – Susan Sontag
Invisible Cities – Italo Calvino
Moby Dick – Herman Melville

Ten Movies

Playtime – Jacques Tati
The Passenger – Michelangelo Antonioni
Groundhog Day – Harold Ramis
Casino – Martin Scorsese
Annie Hall – Woody Allen
Mrs. Doubtfire – Chris Columbus
Amarcord – Federico Fellini
Masculin Féminin – Jean-Luc Godard
Private Benjamin – Howard Zieff
Some Like it Hot – Billy Wilder

Ten Compilations

Tropicália: A Brazilian Revolution in Sound
The Big Chill Soundtrack
Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era, 1965–1968
Music from Saharan Cellphones
A Orillas del Magdalena – Coastal Cumbias from Colombia
Nigeria 70: The Definitive Story of 1970s Funky Lagos
Disco Not Disco
Shaolin Soul
Pakistan: Instrumental Folk and Pop Sounds 1966 -1976
Doughboys, Playboys and Cowboys: The Golden Years of Western Swing

Ten Chicago Art Exhibitions/Screenings That I Missed in 2014

Extinct Entities Programs
Heidi Norton at Monique Meloche
The Way of the Shovel at MCA
Michael Rakowitz at Rhona Hoffman
Films and sounds by Tony Balko and A.E. Paterra at The Nightingale
Monika Baer at AIC
Films by Jesse McLean at The Nightingale
Films by Pablo Larraín at MCA
Mike Rea at Devening Projects + Editions
Molly Zuckerman-Hartung at Corbett vs Dempsey

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