Paper Clip #24 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.

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1.Álvaro Enrigue’s English-language debut, Hypothermia, is loosely based on Dante’s Inferno. Enrigue recently compiled a list of for Publisher’s Weekly.

Enrigue will also read as a part of the BOMBLIVE event tonight at Harbor Gallery in Bushwick.

Stranded in Canton

Still from Stranded in Canton, 2005. William Eggleston.

2. Over at Film Comment, director Andrew Bujalski arranged a series of early forays into video. A more in-depth look at the history of video cameras can be seen at the Experimental Television Center.

Peter Orner

3. For The Millions, Peter Orner debunked the myth of the reclusive writer in the age of social media.

​Bo Harwood and John Cassavettes

Bo Harwood and John Cassavettes. Photo by Joan Almond.

4. Filmmaker Peter Rinaldi.

BAM will host a retrospective of Cassavetes’s work through July 31.

Paul La Farge and Peter Orner
Lafarge Orner
Inverted Metrics of Value: Leslie Jamison Interviewed by Julia Bosson
Jamison Banner

The author on pushing back against the overly simplistic narrative of addiction. 

Italy, Two Ways: Jessie Chaffee and Minna Zallman Proctor
Jessie Chaffee and Minna Zallman Proctor

“There’s often a gap between what we’re trying to say and what we are able to say. Sometimes I’m successful and sometimes I fail. Sometimes it’s painful and sometimes I get into that space where it feels right. That’s the high.”

On the Creation of Syllabi by Jesse Ball
Jesse Ball Syllabi Banner

The finger pointing to the hills.