BOMB 37 Fall 1991

037 Fall 1991
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Constance Congdon by Craig Gholson
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Epic hardly begins to describe the scope of Constance Congdon’s plays. Her first play had 30 scenes and 57 characters.

Nan Goldin by Stephen Westfall
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Nan Goldin’s photography never fails to entice, shining with her trademark sensuality and tenderness. She spoke with Stephen Westfall for BOMB in 1991.

Craig Coleman by Roberto Juarez & Cyn Zarco
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Elizabeth LeCompte by Linda Yablonsky
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Louis Edwards by Ameena Meer
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Louis Edwards is the kind of sweet, gangly guy you knew in high school. He’s shy and considerate, with a self-conscious smile on his bespectacled face that turns quickly into a laugh. In conversation, he steers around controversy, avoiding the slightest meanness. His novel, Ten Seconds, is the opposite.

Social Volition by Cora Cohen
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Ralph Humphrey asked me about ten times what I thought of his last show. I said something different each time he asked. 

Hal Hartley by Martin Donovan
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James White a.k.a. James Chance by Tod Wizon
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Robert Duvall by Daisy Foote
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Legendary actor Robert Duvall talks shop with screenwriter Daisy Foote, gushing on their favorite roles, the nuance of improvising, and traveling to Texas for the perfect accent.

Jane Wilson by Mimi Thompson
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P.M. Dawn by Lynn Geller & Malcolm McClaren
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First Proof
Three Poems by Bob Holman

A Visitation By John Belushi on the Isle of Capri

Constant eating     Constant motion

Boat by Gary Indiana
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Paul decided to shoot on the so-called witch island. It was saved for last because it would take all day, for only two or three shots. 

All Hallows by Guy Gallo

It is easy to sleep late in New Orleans. 

Six Poems by Linda Bohe


I drive two thousand miles to leave

Family Plots by Martha King

… a vast body of curious beliefs, customs, and story narratives are handed down by tradition from generation to generation, the origin of which is unknown. 

Miss Resignation by Padgett Powell

Lisa smoked her first Bingo card unnoticed.

Four Poems by April Bernard
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If you like what you saw, then, why close your eyes?

Original Collage for BOMB by Jessica Stockholder
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A mixed media collage, titled Original Collage for BOMB, by Jessica Stockholder. 

Peter Bellamy’s The Artist Project by Neil Printz
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An excerpted essay by Neil Printz from Peter Bellamy’s The Artist Project.

Untitled by Raymond Pettibon
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Ink on paper work, Untitled, by Raymond Pettibon. 

Two Photographs by Bastienne Schmidt
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Two untitled photographs of Greece and NYC, by Bastienne Schmidt. 

For Bomb by Bill Komoski
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Two paintings, acrylic on paper, titled For Bomb by Bill Komoski.

Miami: Turistas/U Artists by Roberto Juarez & Cyn Zarco
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Roberto Juarez and Cyn Zarco capture the ’90s Miami art scene with mention of Manuel Acevedo, Craig Coleman, and Tomata du Plenty.

The Commands of Desire by Shirley Kaneda
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Oil on canvas painting, titled The Commands of Desire, by Shirley Kaneda. 

F between 8 and 11/5 Seconds by Maria Martinez Canas
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Two paintings of mixed media, titled F between 8 and 11/5 Seconds, and F 11/5 Seconds, by Maria Martinez Canas.

Citta by Maurizio Pellegrin
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Mixed media work, titled Citta, by Maurizio Pellegrin. 

Predella of Difference by Michael Young
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Installation, Predella of Difference, in the studio of Michael Young.

An Analysis of Decisions Under Uncertainty by Miyoshi Barosh
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A series of portrait photographs, titled An Analysis of Decisions Under Uncertainty, by Miyoshi Barosh.