Lena Valencia reflects on a Laurie Anderson performance that included everything from news anchors to gospel.
In the first installment of BOMBlog’s video art series Rodney McMillan recites LBJ’s Great Society speech from memory.
Writer Jeremy Sigler talks to his mentor, performance artist Nigel Rolfe, about art as human experience.
Part of the series In the Open: Art & Architecture in Public Spaces, filmed in Weiner’s studio in Greenwich Village, Spring 2010. A retrospective of Hayes work opens June 21 at the Whitney.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Joe Scanlan has been hiring diverse black actors to play the fictional emerging artist Donelle Woolford at art openings and lectures. With poet Jeremy Sigler, he delves into the project’s intricacies and uncomfortable implications.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Oskar Eustis, the Public’s Artistic Director, and his collaborator, Hewes Award-winning set designer David Korins. Having recently collaborated on Passing Strange among other productions, the two discuss how process makes perfect.
WEB EXCLUSIVE The Venezuelan artist who once replicated her apartment in a Caracas museum revisits key performances, discussing her personal measurement unit (the anto) and the fauna she researches in her apartment.
WEB EXCLUSIVE David Levine spoke to director Michael Thalheimer as he prepared to bring his version of Frank Wedekind’s Lulu to New York. This interview is a part of the Select Equity Series on Theater.
Aki Onda’s body of work is an investigation of sound’s place in the tactility and visuality of a three-dimensional world. Watch an excerpt from a performance by Onda and filmmaker Paul Clipson.
Opposites attract—one looks to the past; the other looks to the future. One paints; the other everything but. A dialog of overlapping engagements beween Dawson and Genesis BREYER P-ORRIDGE.
If ensemble theater group Rude Mech’s ethos was a draw for Radiohole’s Dyer, their bacchanalian re-creation of the Performance Group’s Dionysus in 69 clinched the connection.
Muhly chats with fellow composer, and Pulitzer Prize winner, David Lang about his recent work, love fail, and his uncanny ability of capturing deceptively complex emotions in his music.
Russ follows the instructions of The Cruise, a “floating audio film,” which directs its listeners to follow Maja Sweeney on a monologue through the mind.
Gordon Monahan’s book, Seeing Sound, is a trilingual, experimental text which presents his catalog of work dating from 1978 to 2011.
Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace’s monumental tome is performed over a period of 24 hours in ten different locations in Berlin.
Irish playwright Murphy’s A Whistle in the Dark, Conversations on a Homecoming, and Famine are playing at Lincoln Center now. Read his conversation with Colm Tóibín from BOMB’s Summer Issue online for a limited time.
Choreographer Dean Moss speaks with one of his collaborators, playwright Young Jean Lee, about his early years as the son of civil rights workers and his current work-in-progress, a meditation on John Brown.
The obsession with documentation and online sharing might have caused K8 Hardy to press pause on performing, at least for now. Hardy discusses, with poet Raines, the runway show she’s producing for the Whitney Biennial.
Mónica de la Torre interviews the late Elsa Baroness von Freytag-Loringhoven (yes, you read that correctly) in honor of the publication of Body Sweats, a collection of her uncensored writings.
Jenn Joy is confronted by the distorted anatomy and face of Heather Kravas’s Kassidy Chism.
Slovenia-based performing arts project Via Negativa explores the sin of pride in its experimental performance, Out.
Genevieve Belleveau’s performance series Church of gorgeousTaps and the Reality Show draws inspiration from Lutherans and addicts alike to create a secular Sunday afternoon sanctuary for those seeking community.
In this Editor’s choice, Cameron Shaw reviews Suzanne Lacy: Spaces Between, a survey of the artist’s 40-year career.
Listen to a podcast of a post-show discussion with musician/performer Cynthia Hopkins and playwright Craig Lucas, recorded live at Soho Rep on May 20, 2010, as part of their FEED series.
Watch a BOMB Extra Video Check out Elizabeth Streb and her performers in an exclusive behind the scenes look at the choreographer and her craft.
Elizabeth Streb’s performance One Extraordinary Day recently thrilled London. Novelist A.M. Homes and the action heroine discuss overcoming gravity in a conversation from Summer 2010.
Jonas—a pioneer of video and performance art—will perform a new work, Draw without Looking, on February 28 at the Tate in London. The piece will be broadcast live online.
Ed Halter on Andrew Lampert’s ability to combine the documented and the live in a way that insists on the imediancy of cinema as an event.
David Van der Leer on design collective Futurefarmers, whose project Shoemaker’s Dialogues will be at the Guggenheim in New York City from May 4th through the 14th.