Olivia Durif is a writer who lives and works on a conservation land trust in the south central Washington high desert. She co-edited the Die Jim Crow EP Book (2016), a companion book for a concept album of the same name about racism in the US prison system, written and performed by currently and previously incarcerated artists. In 2015, she created Bearings, a print journal that publishes art and writing about physical and metaphorical boundaries. Her essays — including her most recent, “Can Pulque Fight Capitalism?” — can be found at www.hypocritereader.com and in the Mexico City-based Cuanderno Fronteira.BOOKMARK
Old Regimes Die Hard
Are there overwhelming contradictions in the French yellow vest movement?
Talking About Food as Cultural Resistance with Monserrat Jarquín
How the drinking of pulque resists the rhythms of industrial capitalism.
Pouring One Out for Anthony Bourdain
Olivia Durif on Anthony Bourdain, eating with strangers, and the risks of intimacy.