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Studio Visit: Alvaro Barrington at MoMA PS1 by Matthew J. Abrams

A studio inside a museum. 

Nebulous Geography: On Renee Gladman’s Houses of Ravicka by J.W. McCormack

The imagined city from Gladman’s Ravic

ka series is as elusive as human self-hood. 

Challenge and Care: An Interview with Tania El Khoury by Monica Uszerowicz

Two current installations share their stories and vulnerability. 

Layering Time: On Rashaad Newsome by Emmanuel Iduma
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Singing in the dark, for the dark times. 

French Artist Vincent Sardon Puts His Stamp on French Culture by Michael Valinsky

“My work simply reflects the world, which seems to have been created by an absolute moron.”

The Bald Sparrow by Vi Khi Nao

The professor reads the submissions with his hand cradling his sparrow and when he reaches hers, he masturbates profusely, rubbing his sparrow’s feathers until it is nearly bald.

One Piece: Falls by Ethan Greenbaum
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The artist talks about the genesis, composition, and execution of a recently completed work.

BOMB 138, Winter 2017

Featuring interviews with Lynda Benglis, Roe Ethridge, Becca Blackwell, Antonio Campos, Robert Greene, Angie Keefer, Liz Magic Laser, Laura Kurgan, China Miéville, Michael Palmer, and Rosmarie Waldrop.

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BOMB 139, Spring 2017

Featuring interviews with Steffani Jemison, Amitav Ghosh, Curt Stager, Ron Athey, Stephin Merritt, Rita Ackermann, Bryan Hunt, David Levine, Hari Kunzru, Sjón, and George Saunders.

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BOMB 140, Summer 2017

Featuring interviews with John Giorno, Lidia Yuknavitch, Iman Issa, Eric Baudelaire, Ieva Misevičiūtė, Daniel Borzutzky, and more.

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BOMB 141, Fall 2017

Featuring interviews with Amit Dutta, Lisa Sanditz, Nina Katchadourian, Anoka Faruqee, Michelle Grabner, Suzanne Bocanegra, Adrienne Truscott, Marcus Steinweg, Mike Wallace, and Lucy Ives. 

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Joseph Chaikin by Liz Diamond A World Apart, A Dialogue in Three Parts: Linda Mvusi by Liza Béar Jafar Panahi by Liza Béar Michael “Ibo” Cooper by Kwame Dawes Adam Phillips by Sameer Padania Peter Bradley by Steve Cannon, Quincy Troupe & Cannon Hersey Peaches by Zachary Small Telephone #1: Phoned-In #13 by Paul Legault & Sharmila Cohen Tracey Moffatt by Coco Fusco Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee by Frank Gesualdi Sharon Olds by Amy Hempel R. Stevie Moore by David Shrigley Sacred Naked Nature Girls by Coco Fusco Miguel Gutierrez: Powerful Person by Lindsay Howard Barbara Kopple by Roland Legiardi-Laura Suzannah Lessard and Honor Moore by Betsy Sussler Nathan Silver by David Louis Zuckerman Ariel Pink by Gary Canino David Brazil, Jackqueline Frost, & Evan Kennedy by Thom Donovan Bernard Cooper by Benjamin Weissman

Gender Identity Onstage

Performers who investigate cisgender norms, masculinity, and the trans experience.

Becca Blackwell by Jim Fletcher
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The actors chat about performing masculinity, transitioning, and Blackwell’s one-person show They, Themself and Schmerm.

Justin Vivian Bond by Joy Episalla
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Bond keeps expanding a performative repertoire that’s equally personal and political. On the occasion of V’s gallery exhibit in London, Episalla queries the self-designated “trans-genre artist.”

Peggy Shaw by Craig Lucas

Legendary cross-dresser and co-founder of the theater troupe Split Britches joins playwright Craig Lucas for non-stop laughter and revelations about alternative theater, life, drugs, and the busting of conventions in general.

Taylor Mac by Katherine Cooper
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On being an outsider, the nature of authenticity, and the depths of pop-culture.