BOMB 150 Winter 2020
Art: Bruce Pearson
by Charles Bernstein
Music: Anthony Roth Costanzo
by Justin Vivian Bond
Art: Jacolby Satterwhite
by Sean Capone
Theater: Christiane Jatahy
by Jay Scheib
Literature: Daniel Kehlmann
by Álvaro Enrigue
Deb Olin Unferth
from Some Girls Walk Into
the Country They Are From
from Elementary Poetry
from Life Poem (1969)
Takashi Arai and Jacob Kirkegaard
In Praise of Drop Shadows
“I can take any empty space and call it a bare stage. A man walks across this empty space whilst someone else is watching him, and this is all that is needed for an act of theatre to be engaged.”
Portraits and hauntings are inseparable bedfellows in film history.
On the 1973 feminist publication that gathered collective and self-help resources into one big, beautiful book.
The life of mutant-pop songwriter Peter Ivers was really something.
A variety of texts by a writer who fancied himself a power broker.
An interrogation of the ways in which the system of representation surrounding breast cancer can isolate, infantilize, and even erase the women it professes to help.
The poet’s new collection of essays, Minor Feelings, threads intense friendships, “bad” English, and standup comedy into a meditation on the Asian-American experience.
On the heels of a theatrical run of Price’s evolving film Redistribution, the two artists discuss the ethics of streaming, artworks on the verge of falling apart, SoundCloud mixes, and the chaos of assigning cultural value in the twenty-first century.