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New Futures: nora chipaumire’s #PUNK 100% POP *N!GGA by Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone
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The three-part epic brings to life an adolescence informed by music as a gateway into a powerful, assertive selfhood. 

Christos Ikonomou’s Good Will Come From the Sea by Ellie Robins
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A pose recurs in Christos Ikonomou’s Good Will Come From the Sea: one character after another finds themselves on their knees, waiting. For the dawn, for mercy, for love. 

Jeff Whetstone’s The Batture Ritual by Ratik Asokan
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Invited to examine the human geography of lower Louisiana for the 2017 Prospect New Orleans triennial, Jeff Whetstone set off for the batture, a patch of land that separates the Mississippi from the city’s levee. 

Black Line, Mixed Signals, and Île d’Ouessant by Jordan Cronk
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From Andrei Tarkovsky to Lucrecia Martel, Peter Hutton to Nathaniel Dorsky, entire aesthetic philosophies, genres, and approaches to filmmaking have been rooted in the elements. 

Marwa Helal’s Invasive Species by Safia Elhillo
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For Marwa Helal and me, the histories of our two countries—Egypt and Sudan—are inextricably linked, our shared Nile both the most obvious and fertile metaphor.

CHERRY RIVER, Where the Rivers Mix by Katherine Cooper
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It’s rare that as a writer I am left speechless by a performance. Writing becomes like swimming for the first time: relearning how to breathe. What can abandonment by words afford a writer besides drowning? Perhaps a lesson in listening. 

The Polynesian Voyaging Society’s Hikianalia Journey to California by Julian Brave NoiseCat
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On August 16, the Hikianalia, a seventy-two-foot dual-hulled Polynesian voyaging canoe from Hawaii set out across the Pacific for California, powered by the winds, tides, two solar-charged propellers (for emergencies), and a thirteen-person crew.

Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment by Louis Bury
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An exhibition looks at historical conceptions of nature in the United States. 

Looking Back: BOMB Contributors on Art in 2018
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Featuring selections by Matthew Jeffrey Abrams, Emmanuel Iduma, Kaitlyn A. Kramer, Ashley Stull Meyers, and more.

Looking Back: BOMB Contributors on Music in 2018
Protestsongs

Featuring selections by Steve Dalachinsky, Mark Fell, David Grubbs, Charmaine Lee, and more.

Looking Back: BOMB Contributors on Film in 2018
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Featuring selections by Sasha Bonét, Lisa Borst, Nicholas Elliott, Mark Harwood, and more.

Looking Back: BOMB Contributors on Performance in 2018
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Featuring selections by David Levine, Aki Onda, Ivan Talijancic, Lumi Tan, and more.

Looking Back: BOMB Contributors on Literature in 2018
The Great Derangment

Featuring selections by Tom Comitta, Molly Crabapple, Veronica Scott Esposito, Carlos Fonseca, and more.

A.I. Storytelling: On Ross Goodwin’s 1 the Road by Connor Goodwin
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A car wrote a book worth reading.

Ree Morton: The Plant That Heals May Also Poison by Olivia Gauthier
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Rediscovering a “maverick” female artist from the ’70s

The Dead Come Back: On Mark Fisher’s K-Punk by Ryan Meehan
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A superabundant life online, thinking through networks, and asking for more.

Black, Feminist, Spiritual, and Alive: Cauleen Smith’s Give It or Leave It by Jareh Das
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Cauleen Smith tangles the past with figures from African American histories, Afrofuturism, Radical Jazz, and alternative futures.

Rona Pondick Works: 2013–2018 by Jessica Holmes
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Sculptures that depict the body’s predicament. 

A Roll of the Dice: Lars Jan and Joan Didion’s The White Album by Elena Goukassian
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Early Morning Opera brings the canonical essay to the stage.

The Centre for Emotional Materiality by Roula Seikaly
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What role does technology play in helping or hindering our wellbeing?

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