BOMB Specific by Matt Keegan & Kay Rosen

BOMB 128 Summer 2014
BOMB 128

The following is excerpted from an ongoing physical mail exchange, started in 2009, between artists Matt Keegan & Kay Rosen. The dark wood (Matt’s) and light wood (Kay’s) backgrounds are stand-ins for the table and desk where they open their correspondence.

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BOMB 128, Summer 2014

Featuring interviews with John Ashbery, Charlemagne Palestine, Juan Isle, Giuliana Bruno, Lola Arias, Roxane Gay, Tania Bruguera, and Joe Sola.

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