It was long, hot summer. And now it’s over. Fortunately for you, dear reader, we have something that will stimulate your back-to-school side and keep those Seasonal Affective Demons at bay. BOMB 113, our Fall issue, clad in Autumnal tones and Michael Ballou, has hit newstands. Check out Mika Rottenberg by Judith Hudson, Thomas Hirschhorn, sound artist and author David Toop, Adam Phillips, Fred Tomaselli, and more! Web-only content by Michael Ballou and a preview here.
Category Archives: Magazine
These posts are updates on what’s going on in the print edition of BOMB.
This BOMB Podcast features a reading and Q & A by Tiphanie Yanique at Brownstone Books in Brooklyn, NY on April 29th, 2010. Yanique reads from How to Escape From a Leper Colony, her debut collection that explores the fragile yet crucial connections and nuances of race, culture, class, and religion between the US and the Caribbean islands.
Genevieve Belleveau’s performance series Church of gorgeousTaps and the Reality Show (part salon, part group-therapy session, part house party) draws inspiration from Lutherans and addicts alike to create a secular Sunday afternoon sanctuary for those seeking community. It’s your typical backyard Brooklyn ritualistic group meeting…with the minor addition of a wannabe pop-star sage.
BOMB 112 hits shelves June 15th! Start getting your base tan here with a little teaser, you wouldn’t want to be burned by the intense UV rays radiating from Joan Jonas, Elizabeth Streb, and Cythnia Hopkins. Also look for a final interview with Dan Asher, Artist on Artist essays by Ed Halter, Futturefarmers, Cordy Ryman and more click through!
Ned Smyth interviewed by Keith Sonnier, as part of In the Open: Art & Architecture in Public Spaces. Read an excerpt of the interview here, complete with a video clip!
The mastermind behind Medellín’s urban transformation is Sergio Fajardo, a mathematician, professor-turned-mayor, and a Colombian presidential hopeful. Read an excerpt from the long format interview here! In the Open: Art and Architecture for Public Spaces is sponsored by Cary Brown-Epstein + Steven Epstein with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State agency.
An excerpt from BOMB 111, on newsstands now! Three artists converge at Gaines’s LA studio to unpack the paradoxes and challenges of public practices such as Arceneaux’s Watts House Project in Los Angeles and Lowe’s Project Row Houses in Houston. A selection from In the Open: Art and Architecture in Public Spaces.
You’ve been waiting all winter and it’s finally here…BOMB 111, our spring issue! You can read teasers and hear audio excerpts (Patricia Clarkson, T.J. Wilcox, Charles Bernstein, Sam Lipsyte, Edgar Arceneaux) over on BOMBSITE, but you’ll have to check it out on newsstands for the real deal, which includes an eerily pixelated film still from Carlos Reygadas on the cover, Artist on Artist essays featuring Alex Hubbard, Joanna Malinowaska, and Sharon Harper, and First Proof with fiction from Rikki Ducornet, poetry by Kimiko Hahn, and art by Allen Frame. Click through for a preview.
Paine and the architectural team discusses Maelstrom, the most recent of iconic stainless-steel tree installations, as well as his highly personal take on organic forms and machine-made art. Read an excerpt of this interview from BOMB’s 107 issue here.
A Chilean architect of Croatian descent, Radic talks with the Mexican architect José Castillo about his uniquely surreal dwellings, elemental installations, and the benefits of maintaining an immigrant’s approach to seeing the world. Read an excerpt from this BOMB issue 106 interview.
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