Paper Clip #74 by Jonah Max

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

Discover MFA Programs in Art and Writing

Ben Vida

1. Ben Vida will be performing at Lisa Cooley on Thursday, August 21st in conjunction with Itself No So, curated by Rachel Valinsky. Ben interviewed Julia Holter for BOMB in Issue 125, and his interview with Tyondai Braxton will be published in September for Issue 129. 

twitter robot

2. This twitter posts the output of a robot that chooses a word from the dictionary and draws randomly until an OCR recognizes that word. 

3. Lucky Peach visited Steve Keene in his studio, where the artist made seventy-five paintings of sheep.


4. A series of Robert Creeley’s lectures on Emily Dickinson are now available on PennSound

5. Read an old, but incredible, interview with Tori Kudo of Maher Shalal Hash Baz. Kudo will perform as part of the Minor Musics Japan Tour at Issue Project Room on September 19th and 20th.

George Saunders by Sam Lipsyte
George Saunders Bomb 01
All Is but Circuitry by Steve Dalachinsky

On the 50th anniversary of 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering, an intergenerational concert series celebrates the technological innovations of the 1960s New York avant-garde. Times have changed.

FM3’s Buddha Machine 2.0 by Timothy Boyd
Buddha Machine 2.0

If you want to get acquainted with the paradox of ambient music, you could do worse than setting a Buddha Machine on your desk, flipping the switch, and going about your business. 

Pauline Oliveros by Cory Arcangel
Pauline Oliveros 01

For more than 50 years Pauline Oliveros, a pioneering American composer, has been at the forefront of composition, improvisation, education, and meditation.