The director on ritual, the pain of creation, and her new film, Madeline’s Madeline.
The writer on surrendering, working through her avoidance, and using her body as an anchor.
After The Velvet Underground, a poetic underworld.
A film investigating memory and history, premiering exclusively on BOMB, with a brief interview by Alex Zafiris.
Upcoming shows, retrospectives, and museum openings highlighted by Maika Pollack, Ratik Asokan, Alex Zafiris, Gideon Jacobs, Michael Barron, Wendy Vogel, Zack Hatfield, and Legacy Russell
The filmmaker speaks about his self-portrait as a young poet
“For these books to work, the reader needs to play at least some role in the ‘writing’ of them.”
Selections by Lucas Blalock, Carmen Boullosa, Liz Collins, Ricky D’Ambrose, Andrew Durbin, Scott Esposito, Jen George, Brent Green, Carlos A. Gutiérrez, Karl Holmqvist, Roberto Juarez, Baseera Khan, Jaime Manrique, Isaac Pool, Marina Rosenfeld, Frederic Tuten, Wendy Vogel, and Alex Zafiris.
The cinematographer and director on her memoir, Cameraperson.
Thanks to his son, Harrod Blank, the filmmaker’s forty-year-old documentary on musician Leon Russell is finally released.
The theater director, filmmaker, and provocateur on The Dance of Reality, his first film in over twenty years.
Godfrey Reggio on his new film Visitors, a piece of poetic, experiential cinema, with an original score by Philip Glass.
Alex Zafiris meets with Ian Szydlowski of Chilean art collective Instituto Divoriciado to discuss their new multimedia work, Love and Other Hallucinations.
Alex Zafiris talks to artists Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe about their new installation and fourth collaboration, Stray Light Grey, presented at Marlborough Chelsea in New York.
Alex Zafiris talks to Light Industry’s Ed Halter and Thomas Beard about their groundbreaking venue for film and electronic art and curating the film and video program at the Whitney Biennial.
Alex Zafiris talks to theater director, writer and media designer Jay Scheib about his recent play,World of Wires, which closes his trilogy, Simulated Cities/Simulated Systems.
In her new column Rocks and Gravel, Alex Zafiris investigates creative relationships. In her inaugural entry, she talks to author Ivan Vartanian about his new book Art Work: Seeing Inside the Creative Process.
Allen on her new book Artists’ Magazines: An Alternative Space for Art.