Paper Clip #2 by Margie Cook

Paper Clip is a weekly compilation of artifacts, both old and new, and sometimes BOMB-related.

Part of the Paper Clip series.

New York Live Arts presents

Marjani Forte
Nov 15-19

Cynthia Hopkins in This Clement World Photo: Ian Douglas

1. Cynthia Hopkins travels to the Arctic, pens “love song for the miraculous clemency of our world.” Read her interview with Tom Michael of KRTS Public Radio, via the Walker Center.

Female On The Beach

2. Critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky on the importance of the term “workflow,” or the “the relationship between production and post-production,” to discussions about contemporary film. Vishnevetsky points to the way that filmmakers like Steven Soderbergh and David Fincher are using digital tools to streamline the production process. Jonathan Poritsky has posted a thoughtful response here.

3. Fire Records and Bo’ Weavil Recordings are reissuing The Garbage & the Flowers double album, Eyes Rind As if Beggars—” … a hazy ramshackle history pockmarked with bursts of genius and stoned rehearsals.”

4. In 1973, Vito Acconci was at the height of his performance art career.

5. In the new issue of n+1, Charles Petersen explores philosopher Stanley Cavell’s defense of language’s ambiguity and his essential insight into the way art returns us to the everyday.

Hammond 04 Body

Jane Hammond, Irregular Plural, 1995, oil and mixed media on canvas, 73 × 87½”.

6. “In a far recess of summer / Monks are playing soccer”: An interview with John Ashberyfrom the vaults of Frieze Magazine.

Kara Walker by Matthea Harvey
Kara Walker 1
The Snows of Venice by Ben Lerner

Slow sonnets for Alexander Kluge

Wish-Fulfilling Jewels & the Poet by John Giorno

My name is Donus Pane et Vinum.
I was born in 1250 in Barletta, Apulia.
My older brother Gualtarius Pane et Vinum 
is the ancient great-grandfather of poet John Giorno
through his grandmother Maria Panevino, his father’s
I was a monk in retreat for many years,
and now a priest for forty years in the Basilica di
     Santa Maria Maggiore.

Polina Barskova by Michael Juliani
Polina Barskova Bomb 1

“I’m interested in subterranean culture that says ‘I will trick you’ to official culture, ‘I will play you.’”