three fold volume I



issue no. one—fall 2020

On the cover: Say Translation is Art (excerpt), Sawako Nakayasu
What’s Been Done and What’s Been Won by Bob Ostertag with Maureen Taylor

Integral Whirls: A Dossier on Ephraim Asili by Greg de Cuir Jr

Making a Making: Jonathan Rajewski in Conversation with Bill Dilworth

In Dedication: Meditation Device by Hannah Jones & Rebecca Mazzei
Black Lives Matter? by Fred Williams

What is in a Name by Imani Mixon

Art, Ritual & Theory in Mandenka Historiography by Nubia Kai

Wild Gardening & Improvisation by Thollem

Heal Ourselves by Peter Sparling & Thollem

Hear That Snap: Joel Peterson in Conversation with Hakim Jami

The Orgasmic Space Poetry of Henry R. Lewis by Cary Loren

Malayeen by Leyya Tawil

Poetry by Laura Moriarty, John Sinclair, Khaled Mattawa, Sawako Nakayasu, Tyrone Williams

Fiction by Owólabi, Lynn Crawford




Founded in 2020, Three Fold is an independent quarterly publication based in Detroit that presents exploratory points of view on arts, culture, and society in addition to original works in various media, including visual art, literature, film and the performing arts. We solicit and commission contributions from artists, writers, and activists around the world.



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