Kate Zambreno and S. D. Chrostowska discuss Permission, the vagaries of readership and publicity, rag-bags, and the transgressive novel as essay, commodity, and monster.
Andrea Ray speaks to Matthew Buckingham about 19th century sexual freedom, the caring economy and her recent exhibition, Utopians Dance.
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 Bill Orcutt discusses his new solo album A History of Every One, bending genres in Harry Pussy, Bob Dylan, authenticity, and the history of blackface.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Writers Veronica Gonzalez Peña and Erik Morse muse on the recent history of the psychological novel in the post-colonial world.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Van Dyke Parks discusses his recent collection Songs Cycled, the synesthetic quality of his work and unpopular pop music.
WEB EXCLUSIVE The two poets discuss extraterrestrials, the body politic, and the use of folklore in Toscano’s book Deck of Deeds.
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.
Noise shamen Richard Youngs talks to Chasny—of Six Organs of Admittance—about kazoo music, the nature of memory and Youngs’s new “country” album Summer Through My Mind.
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 McGrath and Tillman discuss the deferral of trauma across generations and the choice to tell one story from two perspectives in his new novel Constance.
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.