Ariana Reines | Granta Magazine

Ariana Reines

Books by Ariana Reines include The Cow (Alberta Prize, 2006), Coeur de Lion (2007), Mercury (2011), Thursday, (2012), and The Origin of the World, written for Semiotext(e)’s contribution to the 2014 Whitney Biennial.  Her first play, TELEPHONE (2009), inspired by Avital Ronell’s The Telephone Book, was commissioned & produced by New York’s Foundry Theatre, winning two OBIES. Performances and theatrical works include MORTAL KOMBAT, with Jim Fletcher, at The Whitney Museum (2014), THE ORIGIN OF THE WORLD at Stuart Shave Modern Art (2013),  MISS ST’S HIEROGLYPHIC SUFFERING starring Birgit Huppuch at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (2009), & many others.  She tumbls infrequently & practices gnostic astrology at