Front & back cover: Lordy Rodriquez, Road Trip, (detail), 2007
Marker on paper
20.5 x 14.5 inches
Courtesy the artist

Regine Basha is an independent curator based in Austin.

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

Artist, curator and writer Ursula Biemann is based in Zurich. Her video project the Agadez Connection: Post-colonial Politics of Space and Mobility in the Sahara recently appeared in the exhibition The Maghreb Connection: Movements of Life Across North Africa at the Townhouse Gallery, Cairo.

Kevin Bouchard is an artist and freelance writer based in Fort Worth.

Peter S. Briggs is an art historian and critic based in Lubbock.

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

Leah DeVun is an artist and writer living in Houston. She is Assistant Professor of History and Gender Studies at Texas A&M University and a regular contributor to

John Ewing is a freelance writer and editor based in New York and has written for Art Nexus and Modern Painters. He is the Copy Editor of ARTL!ES.

Ali Fitzgerald is an artist based in Austin.

Izabel I.S. Gass is a student of architecture and art history at Rice University.

Anjali Gupta is a freelance video producer and critic based in San Antonio. She is the Editor of ARTL!ES.

Margo Handwerker is Curatorial Assistant of Modern and Contemporary Art and Prints at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Artist Pablo Helguera hails from Mexico. He lives and works in New York.

Artist Leslie Hewitt is currently a Core Fellow at the Glassell School of Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Ivan Lozano is Director of Cinematexas in Austin. This is his first contribution to ARTL!ES.

Jimmy Luu is an artist and designer based in Austin. Luu collaborated with Chris Taylor on the graphic design of Projecting ARTL!ES into the Void.

A Cunning Plan by Cairo-based artist Basim Magdy is a series of insertions in publications including ARTL!ES and Art Papers. These interventions are part of Magdy’s solo exhibition The Common Deceit of Reality, which opens at Okay Mountain in spring 2007.

Artist Daniel Joseph Martinez lives and works in Los Angeles.

Mike McIlvain is a freelance writer based in Laredo.

Critic, curator and art historian Cuauhtémoc Medina lives and works in Mexico City. He is a researcher at UNAM and Associate Curator of Latin American Art at the Tate Modern in London.

Vicki Meek is an artist based in Dallas.

Marie-Adele Moniot is a freelance writer and editor based in New York.

Gean Moreno is an artist, critic and curator based in Miami.

Artist and writer Kurt Dominick Mueller is currently pursuing an MFA at the University of Texas at Austin.

Contrary to popular belief, Guest Editorial Contributor Risa Puleo is not Palestinian. She is half-Mexican, half-Italian, and, around Christmas time, she can bring you a batch of tamales and pizellis made by her respective grandmothers to prove it. Puleo is the editor of might-be-good and the Austin Regional Editor of ARTL!ES.

Artist Lordy Rodriguez splits his time between Houston and Los Angeles. He is represented by Finesilver Gallery (Houston/ San Antonio).

Chris Taylor is co-director of the Land Arts of the American Southwest, a joint program of the University of Texas at Austin and the University of New Mexico.

Charissa N. Terranova is Assistant Professor of Art and Architectural History at Southern Methodist University and a freelance critic.

Lilly Wei is a freelance critic and independent curator based in New York.

Michelle White is a curatorial assistant at the Menil Collection and the Houston Regional Editor of ARTL!ES. She is a frequent contributor to and Art Papers.