This week’s new round of archive interviews focuses on the boundaries of form and moments where style and politics run up against those boundaries.
The live of show of Heloise and the Savoir Faire is a celebration of all things glittery and golden, Blondie meets Barnum and Bailey.
Little Fingers by Filip Florian is a “novel about a little town and a big discovery.” In present-day Romania, a mass grave, “a torrent of human bones that had not fallen from the heavens like rain, but emerged from the earth near a subsided wall,” is happened upon.
In the challenging tradition of Joyce and Neidecker, Stacy Szymaszek’s new book Hyperglossia is only for the brave. Avant-garde, heady stuff, it demands a lot of the reader, who is advised to keep a dictionary at hand.
During my first weeks of wading through the archive I was dizzy trying to make sense of all the information I was ingesting.
International hip-hop choreographer, Rennie Harris, on his inspiration and education through dance.
Ian Mackaye joins filmmakers Jem Cohen and John Cohen (no relation) onstage at IFC to talk about the intersections of punk and folk.
Thanks to everyone who came out to BOMB’s Park Lit reading in Tompkins Square Park last Wednesday. Perfect weather and a dynamic group of readers made for a fun evening in the park (minus the annoying teenager strumming his guitar in the background, but we’ll write that off as Tompkins Square charm). We have a video recap for you after the jump.
Check out the mural by Gustavo and Otavio Pandolfo on East Houston and Bowery.