BOMB 114, Winter 2011

The cover of BOMB 114

Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Lawrence Chua, The Bug, Jace Clayton, Gladys Nilsson & Jim Nutt, Rochelle Feinstein, Justin Lieberman, Adam Pendleton, Thom Donovan, Rae Armantrout, Ben Lerner . . .

20 Years

by Alan Licht

A review of 20 Years, a LP + 3 CD compilation spanning two decades of audio from Richard Youngs and Simon Wickham-Smith. This article is only available in print.

Klaus Kertess's Seen, Written

by Max Blagg

Seen, Written is filled with fluid and poetic dissertations on a wide range of artists and their work, standouts among them the essays on Carroll Dunham, Brice Marden, and Louisiana shaman Keith Sonnier.

John O'Connor

by Bruce Pearson

New York artist Bruce Pearson visits John O’Conner’s Long Island City studio, to better understand the relationship between artificial intelligence, hair loss, military operations and O’Conner’s drawings.

Claudia Joskowicz

by Omer Fast

Israeli artist, Omer Fast, tells us about watching Claudia Joskowicz’s video art from his laptop at London’s Heathrow airport.

JJ Peet

by Sabine Russ

Sabine Russ discusses JJ Peet’s “radical, self-perpetuating, and elaborate” systems of creating art under self-imposed restrictions.

Rochelle Feinstein

by Justin Lieberman

Feinstein talks with fellow painter Lieberman about The Estate of Rochelle F., a pre-posthumous, post-humorous painting project for which she utilized only materials already present in her studio.

Tristan Garcia

by Sandra Laugier

Paris-based novelist Tristan Garcia, a philosopher by training, speaks with another philosopher, Sandra Laugier, about how ideas, ethics, and sex get entangled through the vivid characters in his first novel, Hate: A Romance.

Jim Nutt & Gladys Nilsson

by Richard Hull

Painter Richard Hull interviews artists Jim Nutt and Gladys Nilsson in their Chicago home. Check out an audio excerpt from their conversation about El Greco, Chicago Imagism and the Hairy Who.

The Bug

by Jace Clayton

The Bug is Kevin Martin, the influential London-based musician/producer who, under the spell of the voices and rhythms of Jamaican dancehall, helped spawn a new era of dance-floor experimentation—as told to Jace Clayton.

Adam Pendleton

by Thom Donovan

Pendleton, whose new work is on view now at Pace Gallery, discusses the connection between civil protest and live art with poet Thom Donovan.

The Wick

by Peter Blegvad

An illustrated book review of The Letters of William S. Burroughs, by musician and illustrator, Peter Blegvad.

Rae Armantrout

by Ben Lerner

Pulitzer Prize–winner Rae Armantrout on her new book of poetry, Money Shot, and its dealings with value—in life, porn, and capitalism—through an email exchange with poet Ben Lerner.

Sarah Michelson

by Ralph Lemon

Sarah Michelson, who has been awarded the 2012 Bucksbaum Award by the Whitney, contemplates, with fellow choreographer Ralph Lemon the gaze and juxtaposition of seasoned dancers with young girls.

BOMB 114
Winter 2011
The cover of BOMB 114