BOMB 121, Fall 2012

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Lucy Raven, Josiah McHelheny, Susanna Moore, Kurt Andersen, Miguel Gutierrez, Haim Steinbach, Six Organs of Admittance & Sir Richard Bishop, Amy Herzog, Jaime Manrique, Edith Grossman . . .

Jaime Manrique

by Edith Grossman

Translator Grossman and Manrique discuss the writer’s early influences, the importance of history, and his most recent novel, Cervantes Street.

Lucy Raven

by Jason Simon

Multi-media artist Raven discusses her interest in the technology and labor behind the moving image, and her new project at the Hammer Museum, with Jason Simon.

Josiah McElheny

by Gregg Bordowitz

McElheny’s blown glass work explores the unrealized potential of utopian projects through allusion and deconstruction. He talks to Gregg Borodowitz about the overlaps between his practice and séances.

Miguel Gutierrez

by Ishmael Houston-Jones

Gutierrez’s And lose the name of action is at the Brooklyn Academy of Music through December 8. Houston-Jones, who performs in the piece, speaks with the choreographer about collaboration and the importance of casting.

Haim Steinbach

by Peter Schwenger

Sculptor Steinbach considers the arrangement of objects in his shelf installations to be a form of language. A rotating selection of his work is showing at the Artist’s Institute throughout the Fall.

Wendy White

by EJ Hauser

Hauser visits White at her studio where the artist blends elements from the past and present akin to the layers of history one encounters in the billboards, buildings, and graffiti on the street.

Amy Herzog

by Carolyn Cantor

Cantor, who directed Herzog’s The Great God Pan, talks to the playwright about creating characters who are “passionate, interesting, and unfailingly honest.” Herzog was just named The New York Times Outstanding Playwright.

Six Organs of Admittance

by Richard Bishop

Ben Chasny’s experimental project 6 Organs of Admittance has a new electric album, Ascent, out now. Chasny’s bandmate in Rangda (and former Sun City Girl) Sir Richard Bishop sits down with the guitarist.

BOMB 121
Fall 2012
The cover of BOMB 121