Memories and literary references fuse and spark in this autobiography about the co-founder of City Lights Bookstore.
A bipolar teen on her journey from self-immolation to self-actualization.
The possibilities of museum access.
The filmmakers take an unexpected approach to documenting people in the final stage of life.
An entanglement with various modes of knowledge production.
The recent conclusion of the choreographer’s trilogy, Water Will (in Melody), employs mime, gothic imagery, and a Grimm tale, to consider entanglements of nature, the feminine, and blackness.
“Some of the best nonfiction is now being written as fiction.” Peter Rock on his new novel, The Night Swimmers.
When we were first married, he went out and bought a ball gag.
A poetry collection on the violence of knowledge, sexual awakening, and encounters through Baba Yaga’s forest.
Laker gold is how Pops describes it. To Little Man, though, that motherfucker is yellow. Canary yellow and dirty. Little Man knows it’s a Westview Public Works truck, even though the WPW tag was zig-zagged over with black spray paint.
The poet on her new collection of documentary poetry, military simulation zones, and how Americans are regularly ensconced in the diorama of war.
Making and unmaking idols.
The Irish playwright on grief, adaptation, and the possibilities of form.
Working between mediums.
We’re walking through the centered skylight spaces of the mall. I drop back on the cloud-white floor tiles, holding my phone up to record a video. Beautiful in its own way to watch in reality, but when I replay the video, following Alice into a store selling soap, the video doesn’t show Alice, only oval shaped air heat-trembling at the edges. I replay it three times, shocked each time when I’m unable to see her.
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The essayist on writing about birds to bridge thematic leaps from fathers to tattoos to cross-continental moves.
BOMB’s 38th Anniversary was held at Capitale on April 30, 2019, honoring Sam Gilliam, Adam Pendleton, and Donna De Salvo. Toasters Jay Sanders, Adrienne Edwards, and Jonathan Binstock delivered moving tributes to the honorees. BOMB ended the evening by saluting Agnes Gund, Catherine Gund, and Helena Huang of the Art for Justice Fund. A special thank you to co-chairs, Beth Rudin DeWoody, Fairfax Dorn & Marc Glimcher, David Kordansky, and Eva Presenhuber, as well as honorary chairs, Anna Deavere Smith, Lowery Stokes Sims, and Lynne Tillman.