Paper Clip #19 by Tyler Curtis

Paper Clip is a weekly compilation of online articles, artifacts and other—old, new, and sometimes BOMB-related.

Part of the Paper Clip series.

New York Live Arts presents

Marjani Forte
Nov 15-19


Still from Gravity and Grace, 1996. Chris Kraus.

1. Martha Schwendener examines the abandoned film career of Chris Kraus, and its remnants in her prose.

3. Granta’s Ted Hodgkinson spoke to writer George Saunders on their latest podcast.

4. Writer Mark Baumer built a website based on his cross-continental walk across America, which he originally documented on his blog via cellphone.

Mike Kelley, Feudal War, 1987, acrylic on canvas, 4 8¼ x 60 ¼ . Courtesy of Rosamund Felson.

5. In 2011, Tulsa Kinney at Artillery conducted what would be the final interview with the late Mike Kelley.

Mike Kelley by John Miller
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