The Funambulist #49
200 x 250 mm, 80 pages
Paris, France (English-language)
Editor-in-chief: Léopold Lambert
Graphic design: Akakir Studio
A magazine concerning the politics of space and bodies, which along with its podcast and blog, is building an archive for anti-colonial, anti-racist, queer, and feminist struggles.
Reflecting on the American Supreme Court cases overturning Affirmative Action and blocking student loan forgiveness along with the protests in France of the murder of Nahel M., editor Sónia Vaz Borges draws connections between current views of education to revolutionary and liberating practices. This issue encourages readers to expand their understanding of education as something beyond classroom walls and hierarchical instruction.
With cover artwork by Bronx-based artist Shellyne Rodriguez.
On the Journal:
At work with Léopold Lambert… ‘Two thirds of our incomes come from subscriptions (annual or monthly, digital only or print and digital), which is really the key point of our ‘business model’ (always a word that sounds odd in the context of an anti-capitalist publication…).’