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BOMB 148 Summer 2019

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Editor’s Choice

Walks to the Paradise Garden

Bauhaus Journal 1926–1931

T.J. Demos’s Decolonizing Nature

Arcana: A Stephen Jonas Reader

Chavisa Woods’s 100 Times: A Memoir of Sexism

Angela Schanelec’s I Was at Home, But...

Nyege Nyege Tapes


Art: Mary Weatherford

by Hamza Walker

Film: Nanfu Wang

by Hao Wu

Art: Lee Quiñones

by Luc Sante

Theory + Practice: Venkatachalam Saravanan

by Amit Dutta

Music: Tyshawn Sorey

by Claire Chase

Theater: Ben Whishaw and Édouard Louis

Literature: Geovani Martins

by Julia Sanches

Literature: Prageeta Sharma and James Thomas Stevens

First Proof


Alejandro Almanza Pereda


“Counterpoint and Apocrypha”

by Raphael Rubinstein

“Harlem Is Hijaz Is Havana Is Harar”

by Momtaza Mehri


from Harbart

by Nabarun Bhattacharya


by Paul Yoon

Two Stories

by Diane Williams


from Scorpionic Sun

by Mohammed Khaïr-Eddine

“As Donna”

by Divya Victor


by Ian Dreiblatt


“An Hourglass Experiences Ego Death”

by Kyung Me and Harry Gould Harvey IV


"Living Matter"

by Claire Atherton


"Nearly Any Two Things Can Cohere"

by Asiya Wadud

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Editor's Choice

Walks to the Paradise Garden by J.W. McCormack

In a 1988 interview for the LA Times, self-taught artist Reverend Howard Finster explained his creative predicament …

Bauhaus Journal 1926–1931 by John Gendall
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The Bauhaus tends to be presented through the lens of its creative and intellectual diaspora.

T.J. Demos’s Decolonizing Nature: Contemporary Art and the Politics of Ecology by Nich Hance McElroy
Decolonizing Nature

In a leafy courtyard at Cairo University, the philosopher Graham Harman explains that politics is just another object among a level field of objects …

Arcana: A Stephen Jonas Reader by Ammiel Alcalay
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Long neglected poet Stephen Jonas created a complex web of self-mythologized identities to escape any form of categorization …

Chavisa Woods’s 100 Times: A Memoir of Sexism by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore
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Chavisa Woods tells a linear but fragmented personal story of growing up and coming of age in a misogynist culture

Angela Schanelec’s I Was at Home, But… by Anthony Hawley
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Much silence fills the exquisite visual tableaus in German filmmaker Angela Schanelec’s I Was at Home, But…

Nyege Nyege Tapes by Simon Gabriel
Sounds Of Sisso

The first time I heard something on Nyege Nyege Tapes was on computer speakers. For once, the promotional blurb wasn’t hyperbolic …

Issue #148: Lee Quiñones by Luc Sante
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Painter Lee Quiñones grew up on the Lower East Side and began his career tagging subway cars. His latest paintings are cut from his studio walls.

Geovani Martins Issue #148 by Julia Sanches
Sun On My Head

Grounded in the rhythms and vernacular of Brazil’s periferias, the writer’s debut story collection, The Sun on My Head, centers on the lives of young men growing up in Rio’s favela communities.

First Proof
Two Stories by Diane Williams

Did she have a deep cut?

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