Paper Clip #37 by Jacob Forrest Severn

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

Part of the Paper Clip series.

Discover MFA Programs in Art and Writing

 Serkan Özkaya

1. “You are an iconoclast!” author Lynne Tillman and artist Serkan Özkaya have an enlightening conversation in Bülent, A Journal of Contemporary Turkey.

Patrick Kyle

Illustration by Patrick Kyle

2. Cluster Mag published an essay about the intersections of reggae and hip-hop.


Image From scorpiondagger

3. Scorpion Dagger messed with some Rennaisance paintings.

 The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

Image from The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

4. The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows continued to document all possible ways of feeling bad.

Leon Theremin

Lev Termen, or Leon Theremin

5. The Appendix dished on Lenin’s relationship with the theremin.

Lynne Tillman by Geoffrey O'Brien
Tillman 01
Kenneth Goldsmith by Marcus Boon
Kenneth Goldsmith Body

Kenneth Goldsmith is a trickster for sure, not just because his work takes place on the crossroads between legal and illegal, between digital and real life, between word and image, but because he’s a man who wears a lot of hats, metaphorical and otherwise. 

Work That Sustains: The Wattis Library by Amber Power

Offering open access to essays, lectures, and performances by contemporary artists and scholars during the pandemic.

The Human Surge by Danielle Burgos
Human Surge 01

Eduardo Williams’s debut feature takes us around the world on an ethnographic tour of labor, leisure, and logins.