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We Think Alone

Performance artist Miranda July's latest project focuses on the seemingly mundane: everyday emails. The kind National Security Agency employees fall asleep reading. July asked myriad notables—Lena Dunham, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kirsten Dunst, et al—to forward her emails sent to others (parents, significant others, etc.). “How [people] comport themselves in email is so intimate,” July explains. Give her your own email address in return for a weekly update. The project was commissioned by the museum Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall in Sweden for the exhibition On the Tip of My Tongue, whose works “point away” from the museum and toward “virtual or parallel existences.”,