BOMB 149 Fall 2019

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Editor’s Choice


Who Is Michael Jang?


Ben Lerner’s The Topeka School


Jack Briece’s Heterophonious Fool


Wioletta Greg’s Accommodations


Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society’s Mandatory Reality


Ritu Sarin & Tenzing Sonam’s The Sweet Requiem


Natasha Stagg’s Sleeveless



Interviews


Art: Korakrit Arunanondchai

by Martha Kirszenbaum


Art: Antoine Catala and Dan Graham


Theory + Practice: Atelier Bow-Wow

by Sunil Bald


Art: American Artist

by Simone Leigh


Art: Jeff Bliumis

by Hope Gangloff


Film: James N. Kienitz Wilkins

by Mary Helena Clark


Literature: Rion Amilcar Scott

by Lincoln Michel


Literature: Carmen Giménez Smith and Douglas Kearney



First Proof


PORTFOLIO


Lucas Blalock


FICTION


Alexandra Gauss

Winner of BOMB’s 2019 Fiction Contest

“Sanssouci”


Jesse Ball

“From Thirty Taken”


Ayşe Papatya Bucak

“The Dead”


POETRY


Eleni Sikelianos

Two Poems


Matvei Yankelevich

Two Poems


Russell Atkins

Four Poems


Sophia Le Fraga

“Aplomb Is the Most Tender Word”


COMIC


Son Ni

“Box Without Head or Bottom”


ESSAY


Erica Cardwell

"To Go Local"


JOURNAL


"just a note; artist to artist"

by ruby onyinyechi amanze & Wura-Natasha Ogunji

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Editor's Choice

Who Is Michael Jang? Reviewed by Stephen Hilger

The artist’s first monograph makes a case for Jang’s place in twentieth-century photography nearly fifty years after he began making pictures…

Ben Lerner’s The Topeka School by Ryan Meehan
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Reconciling a futurist aesthetic with a story of the past.

Jack Briece’s Heterophonious Fool by Tyler Maxin
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This fall, Concentric Circles will press to vinyl Heterophonious Fool—composer Jack Briece’s sole commercially-released recording…

Wioletta Greg’s Accommodations by Sean Gasper Bye
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A gritty portrait of city life in the Wild East.

Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society’s Mandatory Reality by Ben Vida
Photo By Charlie Gross

A perfect hybrid of minimalism and spiritual jazz.

Ritu Sarin & Tenzing Sonam’s The Sweet Requiem by Sabine Russ
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A film about departures, the kind without return.

Natasha Stagg’s Sleeveless by Eugenie Dalland
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Stagg’s essays, stories, and profiles on art and fashion speak to the new spaces and meanings created by the Internet.

Interviews
Issue #149 : James N. Kienitz Wilkins by Mary Helena Clark
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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.

First Proof
Issue #149 Fiction Contest Winner: Sanssouci by Alexandra Gauss
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Winner of BOMB’s 2019 Fiction Contest, selected by Renee Gladman.

Issue # 149: just a note; artist to artist by ruby onyinyechi amanze & Wura-Natasha Ogunji
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