Paper Clip #25 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.

Home of the Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Company

1. Anne F. Garréta was the third woman appointed to Oulipo, and the first born after the group’s foundation in 1960. In 2006, Garréta spoke on the mathematical probability and potentielle of an all-woman takeover of the group, translated by Drunken Boat’s Jean-Jacques Poucel.

Beals + Lyon Architects

The Garden of Forking Paths, 2013. Beals + Lyon Architects.

2. The Chilean architecture studio, Beals + Lyon, won PS1’s YAP-CONSTRUCTO last year. Their project, The Garden of Forking Paths, was inspired by the labyrinth in the garden in Versailles.

3. Writer Joe Fassler interviewed David Foster Wallace’s editor Michael Pietsch on compiling, and making publishable, Wallace’s notes on his unfinished novel, The Pale King.

4. Published in a 1977 issue of Film Comment, filmmaker Paul Schrader spoke with Robert Bresson on his then-current project, The Devil, Probably, and the interpretive dissonance between artists and their critics.

Hari Kunzru and Sjón
Hari Kunzru And Sjon

Ghost stories, paganism, the blues, and silent cinema are just some of the fixations of two authors known for novels steeped in history.

Craft Talk Nobody Asked For by Justin Taylor
Albert Henry Arden

One of my favorite books of short fiction from the last few years is Sam Lipsyte’s The Fun Parts. I often assign stories from it in my workshops and have been waiting for an opportunity to teach the whole collection. 

Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Selected Poetry, Edited and Translated by Stephen Sartarelli by Jonas Mekas
Bomb130 Mekas Pasolini New

That summer, that hot Roman summer afternoon, I see you sitting on the curb, waiting for the door to open, & seeing all those movies, yes, that hot Roman summer day.