The Happy Hypocrite –Without Reduction, issue 12



‘I stole The Happy Hypocrite’s title.

Welcome to  Without Reduction, the twelfth and final issue of The Happy Hypocrite. I also stole the theme of this issue. From a book I saw in a used bookstore in New Haven, propped up beside a copy of HH issue 1. That book was Quantum Theory Without Reduction edited by Marcello Cini and Jean-Marc Lévy-Leblond. I’ve chosen my editorial methodology, Without Reduction, because I’m greedy – this issue has more contributions than ever before. […] Can I say with certainty I now have a stable definition of the term experimental art writing? Well can I? No, I cannot. HH has consistently resisted such a demand to anthologise. HH is a symptom.’
– Maria Fusco

Contributors: Maria Fusco; Mohamed Abdelkarim; Andreia Afonso; Leila Al-Yousuf; Alison Ballance; Jordan Baseman; Ohad Ben Shimon; Claire Biddles, Nastya Nikolskaya and Mathew Wayne Parkin; Oisin Byrne; Julia Calver; Anna Chapman Parker; Holly Corfield Carr; Jesse Darling; Daphne de Sonneville; Seán Elder; Seb Emina; Tim Etchells; Carl Gent; Dale Holmes; Adrien Howard and K Patrick; Agnė Jokšė; Sophie Jung; Sumaya Kassim; Rebecca La Marre; Amy Lam; Mohamedali Ltaief; Robert Herbert McClean; Chris McCormack; Susana Medina and Roc Sandford; Joseph Noonan-Ganley; Jaakko Pallasvuo; Joanna Walsh; Siân Williams and Kelly Best.

Thanks: to our contributors, advisory board and to everyone who sent work in to our open submission for this issue. Maria Fusco also extends her thanks to the team at Book Works and A Practice for Everyday Life, as well as to Ed Baxter and Milo Thesiger-Meacham and colleagues at Resonance Extra, Rory Bowens and Tabitha Thorlu-Bangura at NTS, and to all contributors to the Without Reduction broadcast event on Resonance Extra, midday to midnight, 25 September 2021, including, in addition to the issue 12 print contributors: Sophia Al-Maria; Ruth Angel Edwards and Emily Pope; Richard Birkett and Cosey Fanni Tutti; Renèe Helèna Browne and Mason Leaver-Yap; Anthony Iles; Virginija Januškevičiūtė; Huw Lemmey; Hannah Sawtell and Jlin; Lisa Robertson; Erica Scourti; and Lynne Tillmann.

The Happy Hypocrite –Without Reduction, issue 12 | Commission: The Happy Hypocrite | Editor: Fusco, Maria; | ISBN: 9781912570102 | Price: £12.00 | Format: Book; | Extent: 188pp | Edition: 1,000 copies | Dimensions: 167 x 230 mm | Publisher: Book Works | Designer: APFEL (A Practice for Everyday Life);

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