BOMB 149 Fall 2019
Reconciling a futurist aesthetic with a story of the past.
This fall, Concentric Circles will press to vinyl Heterophonious Fool—composer Jack Briece’s sole commercially-released recording…
A gritty portrait of city life in the Wild East.
A perfect hybrid of minimalism and spiritual jazz.
A film about departures, the kind without return.
The two artists discuss pleasure and participatory viewership in their work, and how each is linked to opposing qualities of discomfort and alienation.
The Atelier’s research into urban morphology and their transformation of its precepts form the basis for Made in Tokyo: Architecture and Living, 1964/2020, an exhibition opening at the Japan Society this October.
Leigh visited the conceptual artist’s New York studio, where they exchanged ideas about public engagement, generating community, and practicing acts of resistance in the art world.
Bliumis paints people who serve—cab drivers, waiters, hairdressers, nurses—along with their indifferent patrons. With fellow painter Gangloff he talks composition, color, and brushes.
Shot on a vintage news camera, with a script containing appropriated texts, The Plagiarists is a sendup of indie movie tropes and notions of creative authenticity.
The World Doesn’t Require You, with its fabulist interrogations of American history, imagines a Maryland town founded by members of the only successful American slave revolt.
Winner of BOMB’s 2019 Fiction Contest, selected by Renee Gladman.