Two sound artists on noise, fractals, Bach, Cecil Taylor, the new 7 PM ritual, and whether we still have use for the word improvisation.
In May, BOMB asked artists how COVID-19 and quarantine were affecting their creative process. How were they making art now?
Two artists and activists share their thoughts on COVID-19 and mutual care.
Making drawings of Instagram posts during COVID-19.
Offering open access to essays, lectures, and performances by contemporary artists and scholars during the pandemic.
After researching climate change and survival psychology for her novel Weather, Offill asks if we might imagine a different way to live.
From epics to lyrics, Rowan Ricardo Phillips considers poetry’s reckoning with history and how writing will reflect our current crisis for future generations.
Narrativizing everyday experiences of the pandemic in New York City.
Party creates vivid pastels and transformational installations that lure viewers deep into the backstories of his subjects.
The artist-filmmaker on his prescient collage film, featuring the jetsam and flotsam of global supply chains and a prophecy of the coming pandemic.
3D-printing face shields to combat the shortage of PPE for hospital workers.
The composer and multimedia artist on raising awareness of the Asian experience during the pandemic.
The detritus of a filmmaking career becomes an immersive work of autofiction.
Designing public rituals to commemorate the North Star’s eventual transition.
The free jazz saxophonist on new realities for experimental music.