The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
congratulates BOMB Gala honorees
James Keith Brown
and Eric G. Diefenbach
The Invention of Ana novelist on the manipulations of narrative, being submerged by fiction, and the protagonist as STD.
Challenging the nature of things.
I gave myself this education on my own eye and on my own instincts. I was trying to find a place of resonance. —Vanessa German
The Restless Souls novelist on reading his reviews, working as a medical equipment tester, and writing responsibly about war and trauma.
The poet on the politics of the gaze, the migratory act of reading, the anxiety of bilingualism, and the universality of shame.
A New York City public defender and author of a self-published bestseller returns with his third novel, Lost Empress. Sources range from quantum physics to the gospel.
Two poets and a photographer discuss the presence of absence, the power of the number three, and art as documentation and disruption.
The Argentine filmmaker on colonialism, recreating history, and Zama.
Disfiguring the hegemony of standard English.
On the eve of two solo exhibitions, Wheat discusses her tapestry-like paintings, stained-glass works, and tulipieres.
A pioneer of feminist filmmaking considers how social engagement, literature, and a keen sense of the corporeal inform her vision.
The collaborators on riots, punk, Richter, and the new book Now that the audience is assembled.
The author on pushing back against the overly simplistic narrative of addiction.
From Super PAC to supernova, two artists view photographs through the lens of time, and time through the lens of colonialism.
Painting and architectural space.
Club 57: Film, Performance, and Art in the East Village, 1978–1983 at the Museum of Modern Art and The Mudd Club book.
fiction + volume = sculpture
Putting diverse cultural and aesthetic traditions in dialogue, Schaal’s new performance work, Jack &, is a comedy of errors based on prison reentry programs and debutante balls.
The author discusses Black feminist breathing, academia as access point, and writing three books that came from the same decision.