June explores the roots—and the promise—of blues, gospel, and folk music on her new album, The Moon and Stars: Prescriptions for Dreamers.
This excerpt is from BOMB’s Spring 2021 issue.
Re-embracing the full sonic spectrum in the era of binary digital sound.
The musician on her new memoir, how the muses showed up to help her write about grief, and the power of creativity during pandemic times.
The writers on their debut short story collections, artifice as truth, and how music can teach you to write a sentence.
The North American debut of Belgian choreographer’s work set to Johann Sebastian Bach’s cello suites.
Her concerts, broadcast the first Thursday of each month at 9:30 PM Cairo time, brought life to a stop throughout the Arab world.
Art as flotation device.
Far away from any coastline. Where the wind strikes the water for the first time. Where waves start to grow. A young wave stretches its quivering back, reaching for the wind.
Two artists drawing from punk, graffiti, and traditional Native American aesthetics, talk about protest art and the notion of the “Post-Smithsonian delinquent.”
It’s rare that as a writer I am left speechless by a performance. Writing becomes like swimming for the first time: relearning how to breathe. What can abandonment by words afford a writer besides drowning? Perhaps a lesson in listening.
A long-lost recording resurfaces.
The two artists consider the roles that trust and doubt play in their expressions of the ineffable.
The Danish poet on corporeal poetics, pregnancy, and the influence of classical music.
Selections by Domenick Ammirati, Sebastian Black, Gabriele Beveridge, Amina Cain, Will Chancellor, Keith Connolly, Nicholas Elliott, Wendy Ewald, Joe Fyfe, Lindsay Hunter, Ellie Krakow, Evan Lavender-Smith, Jonathan Lethem, Rebekah Weikel, and Jack Whitten.
He is Tom at the same time that he is too preposterous to be Tom.
David Lynch discusses painterly filmmaking, the importance of having final cut, and his latest musical project, The Big Dream, released July 16th.
The artist on protest songs, the Venice Biennale and why most of his art idols are women.
ABC No Rio as we knew it is no more—but its legacy lives on. Here Fred Paginton sits down with the legendary institution’s Steven Englander to reflect on the role of the activist art space and its next steps.
Nite Jewel discusses the range of influences behind her gauzy sound, including vine-swinging demigods and the cost of the metro.