Front Cover: Bas Jan Ader, I'm Too Sad To Tell You, 1971
16 mm film transferred onto DVD
3 minutes 21 seconds
Courtesy Bas Jan Ader Estate, Patrick Painter Editions,
Vancouver and Perry Rubensteing Gallery, New York

Back Cover: Bas Jan Ader, Broken Fall (Organic), 1971
Silver gelating print
18 x 25 inches
Courtesy Bas Jan Ader Estate, Patrick Painter Editions,
Vancouver and Perry Rubensteing Gallery, New York

Stacey Allan is an independent curator and director of apexart, a nonprofit exhibition space in New York. She lives in Brooklyn.

Wren Allen is a freelance writer currently based in London.

James Bae lives and works in Berkeley.

Regine Basha is an independent curator based in Austin. For the past three years, she has been Adjunct Curator at Arthouse at the Jones Center and is co-founder of Fluent~Collaborative. She is the editor of this issue's special section on Sincerity.

Kelly Baum is Assistant Curator of American and Contemporary Art at The Blanton Museum of Art in Austin.

Tobin Becker is an artist living and working in Houston.

Dave Bryant, artist, musician and former co-proprietor of The Fresh Up Club (Austin), currently lives and works in Brooklyn.

Born in Uruguay, artist Alejandro Cesarco currently lives and works in Brooklyn.

Rachel Cook is an artist, curator and Editor of Glasstire, an online magazine that focuses on the visual arts of Texas. She has exhibited and performed in Montreal, San Francisco and Houston.

Texas-reared, confirmed tramp Bill Daniel continues to experiment with survivalism and bricolage. His film Who is Bozo Texino? recently screened at festivals in Rotterdam and Vienna and is presently touring the U.S.

Jennifer Davy is an art historian, curator and writer based in San Antonio.

Artist and musician Sam de la Rosa lives and works in Brooklyn.

Elizabeth L. Delaney is an art historian and freelance writer living in Fort Worth.

John Devine is a freelance critic based in Houston.

John Ewing is a freelance writer and editor based in New York and writes for Modern Painters and ArtNexus. He is the copy editor of ARTL!ES.

Harrell Fletcher is an artist based in Portland.

Terence Gower is a Canadian artist currently living and working in New York and Mexico City.

Anjali Gupta is a freelance video producer and critic based in San Antonio. She is the Editor of ARTL!ES and is currently editing a monograph to accompany Thomas Glassford's retrospective Cadáver Exquisito at MUCA, Mexico City.

Peggy Heinkel-Wolfe is a freelance arts and culture writer based in Argyle.

Christopher K. Ho is a New York-based artist and writer.

Stuart Horodner is Director of the Atlanta College of Art Gallery. He is also the organizer of Affair at the Jupiter Hotel, an intimate art fair held annually in Portland.

C. Davida Ingram is a writer and lapsed performance artist who traipses between Chicago, New York and Seattle. Ingram can't recall which has died more deathspainting or hip-hopbut cackles each time someone makes a pat summation about the decline of any art form.

Artist Max Kazemzadeh is Assistant Professor and founder of the Electronic Media Art program at the University of North Texas in Denton.

Mary Leclére is Associate Director of the Core Residency Program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and a PhD candidate in Art History at the University of Virginia.

Laura A. Lindenberger is a writer based in Austin.

Stephanie Martz is an artist and Associate Curator for Microcinema International. She lives and works in Houston.

Sina Najafi is Editor-in-Chief of Cabinet magazine.

Linda Norden is Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at Harvard University's Fogg Art Museum. This past summer she served as Commissioner of the U.S. Pavilion for the 2005 Venice Biennale.

November Paynter studied at Bartlett School of Architecture and the Royal College of Art. She is currently Curator at Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul, and served as Assistant Curator for the 9th International Istanbul Biennial (2004-2005).

Gabriel Perez-Barreiro has been Curator of Latin American Art at the Blanton Museum of Art since 2002. Prior to that he was Director of Visual Arts at The Americas Society in New York, Curator of the University of Essex Collection of Latin American Art and Exhibition Coordinator at the Casa de América, Madrid.

Ebony Porter is a musician, writer and multimedia artist living in Austin. Her films will appear in Faces of Austin in spring 2006. She is originally from Adelaide, Australia.

Curator Risa Puleo recently relocated to Austin after attending the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College. She currently works at testsite, a project of the Fluent~Collaborative.

Diana Roberts is an arts writer, curator and consultant based in San Antonio.

Jerry Saltz is Senior Art Critic at The Village Voice.

Noah Simblist, Assistant Professor of Art at Southern Methodist University, is an artist and writer living in Dallas.

Michael Smith is a performance/video/installation artist who splits his time between Austin and NYC. He is currently a Fellow at The Center for Advanced Visual Studies at MIT and Assistant Professor of Art at The University of Texas at Austin.

Charissa N. Terranova is Assistant Professor of Art History at Southern Methodist University and an art critic at the Dallas Observer. She is currently working on two manuscripts on le grand ensemble, postwar suburban housing in France.

After leaving New Orleans, Tucker Teutsch 3.0 flew to Central America in an attempt to forget all he'd witnessed as a volunteer for Common Ground. It didn't work. Teutsch is now considering a return to NOLA to work for Breaking Ground, a newspaper for residents displaced by Hurricane Katrina. This is his first stint as a person who gives a damn.

Catherine Walworth is a freelance writer and artist based in San Antonio.

Jeff M. Ward is a critical writing fellow at the Core Program at the Glassell School at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Michelle White is Curatorial Assistant of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Museum Of Fine Arts, Houston. She is the Houston Area Regional Editor of ARTL!ES.