Two sound artists on noise, fractals, Bach, Cecil Taylor, the new 7 PM ritual, and whether we still have use for the word improvisation.
The two artists discuss pleasure and participatory viewership in their work, and how each is linked to opposing qualities of discomfort and alienation.
I’ve always enjoyed touring in Japan, not only because of its music but also due to its cultural peculiarities and the unique urban landscapes and soundscapes it possesses.
Playing at life in Albert Mobilio’s Games & Stunts
Paper Clip is a weekly compilation of online articles, artifacts and other—old, new, and sometimes BOMB-related.
Mark Z. Danielewski on the shapes, colors, music, and musicality of literature.
The Sky Below, Stacey D’Erasmo’s most recent novel, explores the theme of flight in many realms.
Two decades ago, when a cheeky new generation of artists began appropriating media images, their tactics helped lay the groundwork for a self-conscious and ironic point of view that now permeates culture—from terminally hip ads to the wink-wink dumbness of the latest television cartoons.