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Bernadette Mayer’s Memory by Diana Hamilton
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Bernadette Mayer’s Memory was never meant to be a book.

Bernadette Mayer’s Memory by Diana Hamilton
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Bernadette Mayer’s Memory was never meant to be a book.

The Fragility of Perception: Jessi Jezewska Stevens Interviewed by Kristina Tate
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On visual art as a tool to write about narrative, creating different kinds of time, and juggling complicated realities.

The Madeleine Machine by ​Megan Hunter
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What was the earth like?

My sister asks this every night, leaning back on her pillow. The question is part of our routine, along with brushing our teeth, peeing, pushing our legs into the soft holes of our pajamas.

Water as Memory and Dreams: Jamilah Sabur Interviewed by Monica Uszerowicz
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Historical currents reveal cultural trauma and methods of recuperation.

Atmospheric Entanglement: Jamila Johnson-Small’s i ride in colour and soft focus, no longer anywhere by Jenn Joy
02 Carlos Jimenez And Katarzyna Perlak

The choreographer explodes memory and explores the multiple.

A World Without the Present: on Yoko Tawada’s The Emissary by J.W. McCormack
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The novelist’s latest imagines an apocalypse that feels all too likely.

Two Sunsets by Adam Golfer
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A film investigating memory and history, premiering exclusively on BOMB, with a brief interview by Alex Zafiris.

Tour by Klaus Kertess

The story’s “contents” are spun from actual events: in August 1973, Klaus flies to Los Angeles to meet his then-partner, Lynda Benglis (referred to as “Her”), who was to drive cross-country with him back to New York. Instead, he drives back alone, lost in a disputatious reverie circling around language, Gertrude Stein, modernist literature, mapmaking, and the act of writing.

Mathieu Lindon’s Learning What Love Means by Andrew Durbin
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It is both a memoir of Lindon’s literary friendships and a treatise on survival, a tribute to the friends whose care and love, in Lindon’s words, saved his life, even as they were themselves lost.

One Piece: There’s a bright side somewhere by Alteronce Gumby
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The artist talks about the genesis, composition, and execution of a recently completed work.

Adrienne Truscott by Erin Markey
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The performers consider memory, autobiography, and stand-up in Truscott’s groundbreaking comedy about rape, Asking for It, showing this November at NYU’s Skirball Center.

Italy, Two Ways: Jessie Chaffee and Minna Zallman Proctor
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“There’s often a gap between what we’re trying to say and what we are able to say. Sometimes I’m successful and sometimes I fail. Sometimes it’s painful and sometimes I get into that space where it feels right. That’s the high.”

On the Clock with Amanda Ross-Ho by John Yau
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The gallery as studio.

After the Coda by ​Hilary Leichter
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To sink is to save in Amelia Gray’s Isadora.

Use the Reality: Alejandro Jodorowsky’s Endless Poetry by Alex Zafiris
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The filmmaker speaks about his self-portrait as a young poet

Zinzi Clemmons’s What We Lose by Yasmin Roshanian
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Mourning seeps in like water, but Clemmons skillfully draws on the humor that stems from the duality of conflicting cultures. Her prose is funny, fragile, and unflinchingly candid.

Pradeep Dalal by Nancy Davenport
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The encounter between two different types of records and two different experiences—the diagram and the snapshot—is everywhere visible in and crucial to Dalal’s work.

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz by Jeanine Oleson
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Concerned primarily with Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, where she lives and works, her works defy categorization or any simple read. Rather, they are rich entanglements of place, history, and time.

Sophie Calle’s Rachel Monique by Jennifer Krasinski
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As her mother, Monique Sindler, lay dying, the artist Sophie Calle put a camera at her bedside in order to record her last words. Having always wished to be a part of her daughter’s work, her mother responded: “Finally!”

Rachel Cusk by Alex Zafiris
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“For these books to work, the reader needs to play at least some role in the ‘writing’ of them.”

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