Paper Clip is a weekly compilation of online articles, artifacts and other—old, new, and sometimes BOMB-related.
Chris Sullivan discusses the emotions behind his epic Consuming Spirits, and reflects on being an animator.
Nato Thompson and Eyal Weizman sit down to discuss the politics of space, aesthetics, and “Institutional Critique 2.0.”
Mira Schor talks Miss Marple, Philip Guston, and big dreams.
The artist Taliesin pays homage to the spirits and toys with commercialism.
Legacy Russell Twinterviews artist Devin Kenny about studio practice, studio work-outs, studio recordings, and how hip-hop helps to keep things in motion.
Jacob Krupnick’s new film, Girl Walk // All Day, has an audience both in the street and in the theater.
What do contemporary art and raves have in common? According to Francesca Gavin’s E-Vapor-8, quite a bit.
Shifting Connections returns to the work of Fred Wilson, staring through the looking glass at a different facet of the artist’s creative practice.
Marie Lorenz goes against the current with her recent body of work. Her new project The Tide and Current Taxi is ongoing as part of MoMA PS1’s EXPO 1: New York.
Jan Verwoert sits down with Sam Korman to tell him what he wants for the world. What he really, really wants.
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.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Christian Haub’s Floats are plexiglass constructions that are looked through as well as at. The artist discusses the place these works have in his long, underrated career.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Poet Tom Healy discusses non-Euclidian navigation of New York City (among many other topics) with monologist Mike Daisey.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Writer Jauregui speaks with filmmaker Julia Loktev about couples dancing and moments of rupture and equilibrium in her new film The Loneliest Planet.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Roberto Tejada discusses his literary career with Esther Allen and his recently published book of poetry, Full Foreground.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Mary Jo Bang discusses her unique approach to translating Dante with Zachary Lazar. Her Inferno, illustrated by Henrik Drescher, is out now.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Artist Humphrey talks to Spiotta about her recent novel Stone Arabia and the overlaps between acting and writing.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Chris Andrews and fellow translator Will Heyward discuss Roberto Bolaño, César Aira, Oulipo, and the peculiar challenges faced by the translator.
Writer Jeremy Sigler talks to his mentor, performance artist Nigel Rolfe, about art as human experience.
Poets Anne Waldman and Frances Richard discuss their careers, new work, and life at the forefront of the poetic avant-garde. Or, as Waldman calls it, the avant-derriere.
Web Exclusive Louise Belcourt discusses her new work—and its historical, physical edges—with her longtime friend and correspondent Joanne Greenbaum.
Web Exclusive Jean Pagliuso sits down with artist and ceramicist Toni Ross to discuss Cycladic art, coil pots and Ross’s recent show at Ricco/Maresca.
WEB EXCLUSIVE With the release of Martha Wilson Sourcebook, the artist looks back on her 40-year career and discusses the origins of Franklin Furnace, the flexibility of identity, and the difficulty of staying visible with age.
WEB EXCLUSIVE In a BOMB Web Exclusive, Adam Fitzgerald talks to Ben Lerner about Leaving the Atocha Station, the acclaimed poet’s debut work of fiction.
Watch a BOMBLive! This video features an interview of photographer Tina Barney by writer Michele Gerber-Klein, filmed at 192 Books in March 2011.
Part of the series In the Open: Art & Architecture in Public Spaces, filmed in Wiener’s studio in Greenwich Village, Spring 2010. A retrospective of Hayes work opens June 21 at the Whitney.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Uniting three works of opera that span over 100 years, Michael Counts curates, directs, and designs his vision Monodramas for the New York City Opera. He speaks with musician John Zorn about the scale and challenges of the stage.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Deb Olin Unferth—whose story “Abandon Normal Instruments,” appears in First Proof—recently published a memoir chronicling her teenage adventures in revolutionary Central America. She spoke to writer Nathan C. Martin.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Adina Hoffman’s biography of Palestinian poet Taha Muhammad Ali is a compelling portrait of an artist. Hoffman spoke with fellow biographer Deborah Baker about issues of fact and the biographer’s immersion in her subject.