¡VAMANOS! by Tina Girouard

BOMB 6 Summer 1983
006 Summer 1983
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Tina Girourad, ¡Vamanos!, Ballet of the Buses, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, 1983, three buses, six serpents, 100 machetes, 4 birdcages, 49 canaries.

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In Killer of Sheep, Charles Burnett’s 1977 film set in LA after the Watts riots, there is a scene you may recall: a group of friends sit in a car outside a liquor store; on the hood rests a can of beer, and the man in the passenger seat reaches through the empty windshield to sip from it.

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Mold-making and photography have an ambiguous relationship to whatever they reproduce. They can deliver the most faithful rendition of a given model, but it is precisely this similarity that makes them extraordinary, unreal.

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BOMB 6, Summer 1983

Kathy Acker, Jene Highstein, Mark Pauline, James “Son” Thomas, art by Anthony McCall, Judy Pfaff, Julia Heyward, and more.

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006 Summer 1983