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José Roberto Cea by Daniel Flores y Ascencio
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El Salvador’s foremost living poet reflects on a long career, from his involvement in revolutionary literary activities of the ’60s and ’70s to grappling with today’s political and educational crises.

Producing the Social: Andrew Norman Wilson Interviewed by Jared Quinton
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Infinite loop videos.

Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Selected Poetry, Edited and Translated by Stephen Sartarelli by Jonas Mekas
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That summer, that hot Roman summer afternoon, I see you sitting on the curb, waiting for the door to open, & seeing all those movies, yes, that hot Roman summer day.

Philip Glahn’s Bertolt Brecht by Richard Foreman
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While the now-accepted wisdom is that Bertolt Brecht was one of the major dramatists of the past century, this same acceptance often tends to obscure the most unique aspect of his work, namely: his struggle through the decades to find new ways to present his deep political and social commitment—not just in his subject matter, but, equally, in the formal strategies of his distinctive theatrical form.

Portfolio by Gabriela Golder

Gabriela Golder’s video project Conversation Piece, 2012.

Rachel Kushner by Hari Kunzru
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I first met Rachel Kushner in Toronto McCarren airport in, I think, 2007. We were both there for the International Festival of Authors (IFOA). I’d just spent several hours in US immigration detention (the asshole border guard had opined that I “didn’t deserve” my visa) and I was heartily pissed off at missing a flight to New York. 

Constant by Linda Boersma
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Before becoming known as the conceptual architect of the New Babylon, a utopian plan for the city of the future, Constant Nieuwenhuys had made his name as one of the most important painters of the CoBrA avant-garde movement.

Judy Davis by Liza Béar
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The consummate actress, Judy Davis talks about her starring role in the epic satire, Children of the Revolution.

Wallace Shawn by Patrick McGrath
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A revival of Wallace Shawn’s Marie and Bruce directed by Scott Elliot is now in previews at the Acorn theater. Back in BOMB 59 he does lunch with novelist Patrick McGrath.

Véra Belmont by Kristen Bates
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“When you see a film, you can analyze the director. You know if they’re emphatic, energetic, sensitive or not, empty or full. Everything. To direct you are naked, absolutely.”

The Round Table Project: Part I by Saul Ostrow
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A roundtable discussion on whether or not art can reverse history and the notion of the “sublime” within painting.

Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe  by David Shapiro
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Artist Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe and poet David Shapiro discuss the role of criticism and influence in art, ranging from abstract representations of space to why the Beastie Boys are more transgressive than the avant-garde.

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