Coaxing elegies from tape loops, the composer propels us from the San Fernando Valley to deep space, then into “the long-form beyond.”
An entanglement with various modes of knowledge production.
Two years back, in the midst of anthropological research about the science and culture of wave monitoring and modeling in the Netherlands, I joined in an event called Waterwolf 2016, a flood preparedness exercise staged in the small municipality of Marken, just twenty kilometers outside Amsterdam. I
The fish survive all that radiation, whatever is a go-pass beyond poison. / Snow falling off at a slant from the scientific station / ice adaptations that lead to the new normal. / An owner’s manual under a concrete donut, in its hole someone has planted a baby cactus.
Building a possible portrait of Chelsea Manning from DNA.
The gendered history of lobotomy.
Exploring the lost connection between aesthetics and science.
A lifelong fascination with natural forms and outer space is at the heart of Hunt’s sculptures and paintings.
If novelists could tell the story of climate change, they might spark the action scientists are calling for in order to save the planet.
On his second stop at Wood Street Galleries, Icelandic artist Finnbogi Petursson returns with Second/Second, his first solo US exhibition, featuring two large installations involving sound, light, and water.
Paper Clip is a weekly compilation of online articles, artifacts and other—old, new, and sometimes BOMB-related.
Melting glaciers, Metallica, and the Arctic.
Caryl Pagel on the visionary poetics of “writing the trance.”
Photographer Berenice Abbott brought motion into the still frame, and brings the visuality of movement to a new show at MIT.
Invisible Love proposes parallels between the work of Marie Curie and Marcel Duchamp as evidence of their potential unrequited love …
Jonathan Aprea speaks with author Alex Shakar about science, spirituality, and virtual reality in his forthcoming novel Luminarium.
I was hooked on the pop-psychedelic appearance of John O’Connor’s drawings, all of which are generated by an array of different systems that are mind-boggling in their eccentricity and range.
From Earth, Mars is a planet of photographs. Artists will find art in these images, and scientists science—certain truths will be revealed to each. It is a place that can only be explored by viewing oddly unfolding pictures—whether NASA’s, Hollywood’s, or those unexpectedly encountered in BOMB.