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BOMB 42 Winter 1993

042 Winter 1993
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Interviews
Coco Fusco and Guillermo Gómez-Peña by Anna Johnson
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Artists Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Coco Fusco speak with Anna Johnson on shaking conceptions of ethnicity and identity in their seminal The Year of the White Bear.

Jeff Perrone by Roberto Juarez
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Jeff Perrone chats with friend Roberto Juarez about his multi-paneled Indian-inspired ceramic and canvas paintings, and his struggle to find a niche as an “exotic structuralist” in the art world.

Richard Serra by David Seidner
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Photographer David Seidner talks to the master of sculpture, Richard Serra, whose work continues to be honored and comprehensively exhibited throughout the decades.

Sue Williams by Nancy Spero
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Artist Nancy Spero talks to Sue Williams about her “violent, cartoonish, explicit, voracious” paintings, influenced by past victimization and interpreted in a myriad of ways.

Sarah Schulman by Milyoung Cho
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Sarah Schulman, author of Empathy, speaks of the separation of activism from writing and the consequences of being assigned a marginal identity.

Tom Zé by David Byrne & Arto Lindsay
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Brazilian composer Tom Zé reflects both the sounds and poetry of his rural home town and the conceptual strategies of the Brazilian and the European avant gardes.

Ralph Lee by Charlie Ahearn
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Ralph Lee mines the rich mother lode of Native American myth to create timeless theatrical events under the stars.

Dan Scardino by Michael O'Keefe
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Don Scardino tells actor pal Michael O’Keefe about escaping a dead-end acting career to become a director, and his battle to stay loyal to theater work while being wooed by offers in film and television.

Neil Jordan by Lawrence Chua
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Lawrence Chua and Neil Jordan discuss the sexual dynamics and undercurrents of Jordan’s film, The Crying Game, an “unruly narrative of colliding identities and troubling resonance set in contemporary London.”

Steve Buscemi by Quentin Tarantino
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Former firefighter acclaimed actor Steve Buscemi and auteur Quentin Tarantino discuss working with directors, Reservoir Dogs, and the perils of indie-movie success.

Walter Hill by Larry Gross
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Director Walter Hill tells Larry Gross about filming his action movie Trespass and discusses the controversy surrounding it, insisting “This is not a movie about racial confrontation in the sense that the confrontation had nothing to do with race.”

First Proof
Secrets by Kelvin Christopher James
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From the daring at first to the job done without discovery, the raid on Dosaro’s was risky, though well worth the spoils.

Dream Sequence by Leslie Dick

Then Connie had a nightmare, a dream that turned into a nightmare.

Two Poems by Maggie Estep

“Sex Goddess of the Western Hemisphere” and “Ingeborg: Mistress of the Dark” by Maggie Estep.

Two Poems by Dael Orlandersmith

Two poems, “The Bones of Young Girls” and “Poem II for Anne Sexton” by Dael Olandersmith.

Two Poems by Dana Bryant

“Can’t Be Music (Ode To Chaka Khan)” and “At A Quarter To Five” by Dana Bryant.

Two Poems by Edwin Torres

“It Can’t Be A Moonless Night If We’re On The Moon” and “I.Quatro” by Edwin Torres.

Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear by Jill Eisenstadt

What are you required to do at a stop sign?

More
D.I.V.O.R.C.E. by Alix Lambert
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Two photographs of Alix Lambert’s D.I.V.O.R.C.E. taken by Robert Melee and included in the New Performance portfolio.

Two Photographs by Chuck Nanney
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Untitled photographs by Chuck Nanney included in the New Performance portfolio.

Alternatives by Dan Walsh
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Marker drawing by Dan Walsh.

Three Photographs by Jennifer Sirey
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Three photographs by Jennifer Sirey included in the New Performance portfolio.

The Kitten Papers by Kunié Sugiura
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Two photograms featuring imprints left by kittens on photographic paper.

Seduction by Marilla Palmer
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Mixed media painting, Seduction, by Marilla Palmer.

Two Poems by Mike Tyler

Poem, The ’80s, A Toad, and a six poem set, six short poems written with chicken pox by Mike Tyler. 

Two Poems by Peter Spiro

Two poems, “On A Visit Home” and “We All Need” by Peter Spiro.

Untitled by Sarah Rapson
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Untitled piece by Sarah Rapson. 

Untitled by Scott Grodesky
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Untitled piece by Scott Grodesky.

Two Poems by Reg E. Gaines

my air jordans cost a hundred with tax
my suede starters jacket says ‘raiders’ on the back
i’m stylin … smilin … lookin real mean cuz
it ain’t about bein heard just bein seen

Two Poems by Tracie Morris

Imploring breaths heave: ‘please, just a taste of it.’
It’s Fall. Should not be hot.
After all, school began.

Warning to Significance Hunters by Thom Merrick

Two photographs of Warning to Significance Hunters, a roadside performance by Thom Merrick included in the New Performance Portfolio.

Me and Mommy by Robert Melee
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Photograph by Robert Melee included in the New Performance portfolio.

New York Studio School, Drawing Marathon by Tina Barney
Women’s Action Coalition
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Several photographs of various protests by the Women’s Action Coalition.