Labor and Delivery: Carmen Winant Interviewed by Jen Schwarting

Repurposing photographs of childbirth.

Trust Poetry: Ada Limón Interviewed by Lauren LeBlanc

The poet on the power of naming, the freedom of writing, and when to carry and let go of grief.

One Piece: from Stamped by John Lucas & Claudia Rankine

The artists talk about the desire for blonde.

One Poem by Shinkichi Takahashi
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With severed gills and heads, the sea bream—lives spent / in a lacquered wooden bowl, waiting / on the sullied hands of men—in example / of The Resurrection of Christ, wake from death.

A Revolutionary Act: Samantha Zighelboim by Zachary Pace
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The poet on confronting societal limitations about the body, navigating the language of fatness, and celebrating friendships that embrace the joy of food.

Generative Misunderstanding: Alison O’Daniel Interviewed by Anne Ellegood
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Working with sound, but not always the ear.

Cinema as Sacred Space: Josephine Decker Interviewed by Alex Zafiris
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The director on ritual, the pain of creation, and her new film, Madeline’s Madeline.

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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BOMB 142, Winter 2018

Featuring interviews with Milford Graves, Celeste Dupuy-Spencer, Meredith Monk, Jim Hodges, Lucy Dodd, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Jlin, Cate Giordano, Don Mee Choi, Christian Hawkey, and Friederike Mayröcker.

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BOMB 143, Spring 2018

Featuring interviews with LaToya Ruby Frazier and Fred Moten, Sergio De La Pava, Nina Hoss, Barbara Hammer, Joseph Keckler, Lydia Ourahmane, Kaneza Schaal, Hank Willis Thomas and Kambui Olujimi, and Summer Wheat.

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BOMB 144, Summer 2018

Featuring interviews with Chris Martin, Cy Gavin, Tauba Auerbach, Sam Hillmer, Amy Jenkins, Florian Meisenberg, John Akomfrah, Simone Forti, Ottessa Moshfegh, and Anna Moschovakis

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The Feminine and the Bloodthirsty: Chase Berggrun Interviewed by Ruby Brunton
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The poet on erasing Dracula’s misogyny, the politics of literary appropriation, and the beauty of long poems.  

Grief That Drives: R.O. Kwon by Colin Winnette
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The novelist on her loss of faith, youth culture, cult leaders, and spending time with syllables. 

Lens Shift: Laura van den Berg Interviewed by Mike Scalise
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The author of The Third Hotel on existential noir, travel psychology, and what horror film theory can reveal about the human condition.

Young, Adrift, Bereft: On Jessie Greengrass’s Sight by Angela Woodward
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Scientists, motherhood, and other probings of the female body.