BOMB 44 Summer 1993

044 Summer 1993
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Interviews

Sally Potter by Shari Frilot

Sally Gall and April Gornik
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Walter Mosley by Thulani Davis
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Rosanne Cash by David Byrne
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Melanie Rae Thon by Caryl Phillips
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“When I read any writer, I think: Is the story honest? Are the images vivid? Are the people real to me? If those things are true, what do I care who the author is in real life?” Melanie Rae Thon

Bruce Wagner by Hillary Johnson
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Buzz Spector by David Pagel
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“Nostalgia is always about estrangement. And it’s also always a rebellion. To be nostalgic is to rebel against the present.”

Luciano Perna by David Pagel
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Pae White by David Pagel
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David Baerwald by Lynn Geller
Darrell Larson by Rob Sullivan
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Sadie Benning by Linda Yablonsky
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“I don’t see my images on TV. That means I’m not valuable. That means my sexuality doesn’t sell beer.”

First Proof

Four Poems by Gigi Marks

Forgiveness
Four days before the summer
solstice two weeks of spring rain ended

Tintin in the New World by Frederic Tuten

In late afternoon Tintin and Clavdia strolled arm in arm along the grassy trail leading to the summit of the ancient city.

Four Stories by Benjamin Weissman

This page is written from the never before attempted first-person-twin (feminine) point of view.

The Hemisphere: Kuchuk Hanem by Kimiko Hahn

I am four. It is a summer midafternoon, my nap finished. I cannot find her. I hear the water in the bathroom. Not from the faucet but occasional splashes. I hear something like the bar of soap fall in. I cannot find her.

Sister by Jim Lewis

A life of rational planning, a happy life that owes nothing to luck, is necessarily independent of others; so it’s a life without love, without deep company. 

The White Butterfly by David Rattray
​Charles Henri Ford

The white butterfly I saw chase the pale yellow one,

South Brooklyn Casket Company by Klaus Kertess
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He was sitting in the steam room of the gym; he had one left finger up the ass of the guy next to him. No, two fingers. 

In a Country of Mothers by A.M. Homes

It was a bright afternoon near the end of March, a day filled with the strange and fragile sense that at any moment all that was clear might be taken away and replaced with a dark and heavy rain.

Luck by Jim Krusoe

“… I was thinking … how wonderfully it was all arranged that each of us had not too long to live and therefore could not taste everything there was, and so the world to us appeared infinite in its variety.”

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Two Photographs by Sally Gall
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Untitled Photograph by Barbara Ess
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Untitled monochrome color photograph by Barbara Ess.

For David Rattray by Charles Henri Ford
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Collage for David Rattray by Charles Henri Ford.

Three Drawings by Jiri Georg Dokoupil
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Three marker drawings, Untitled (Monday Nov 2)Untitled (Sunday, April 18) and Untitled (Martes 20 April) by Jiri Georg Dokoupil.

Self Portraits by Kiki Smith
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Three self-portraits by Kiki Smith.

Two Photographs by Linda Connor
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Two photographs of foreign wonders, Apollo, Mt. Nemrut, Turkey and Tree, Japan by Linda Connor. 

Two Photographs by Lynn Davis
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Disko Bay #15 and Saqqara II, Dynasty III by Lynn Davis.

Two Photographs by Lynn Geesaman
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Two Photographs by Mark Klett
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So On by Suzanne McClelland
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David Greig Rattray, 1936–1993 by Betsy Sussler
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