WEB EXCLUSIVE Shortlisted for a National Book Award for her poetry book Or To Begin Again, Ann Lauterbach discusses the function of the undead in her work and explains the art of the “imagined community.”
WEB EXCLUSIVE Photographer Mitch Epstein, whose new show opens at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. on March 16, spoke with Richard B. Woodward for BOMBsite in 2009.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Sculptor Rona Pondick on bodily fragmentation and the manipulation of the museum at her Worcester Art Museum exhibition.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Matt Keegan and Eileen Quinlan’s Y! O! G… A. is at the Kitchen through December 22. Free yoga classes! Quinlan and Beshty meet on a New York Chinatown rooftop to discuss their work in 2009.
Watch a BOMBLive! This video features an interview of artist Ned Smyth by artist Keith Sonnier, filmed in the summer of 2009. It is part of series In the Open: Art & Architecture in Public Spaces.
WEB EXCLUSIVE So Yong Kim’s second feature film Treeless Mountain vaulted her to the fore of a group of young filmmakers being called Neo-Neo Realists. She spoke with Ryan Fleck, co-director of the recent film Sugar.
Pulitzer Prize–winning author Richard Ford, one of the true giants of contemporary American literature and a master of of the short story form, talks to Vietnamese-Australian author Nam Le.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Painter Trevor Winkfield and writer Maggie Paley meet at Winkfield’s studio to discuss Winkfield’s graphic, disquieting, and bizarrely ceremonial paintings.
Listen to a BOMBLive! This podcast features a conversation between poets Robert Polito and David Trinidad, recorded at Columbia College’s Film Row Cinema, Chicago, in April 2009.
WEB EXCLUSIVE My Brightest Diamond’s 2008 album A Thousand Shark’s Teeth vaulted operatic bandleader Shara Worden into the pop-music spotlight. Listen to a live recording of the band performing at Joe’s Pub in New York City.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Josephine Meckseper’s sparkling display cases combine vintage consumables with references to protest movements. Through these installations and appropriated advertisements she probes how nostalgia and romanticism compromise dissent.
Watch a BOMBLive! This video features an interview of playwright Young Jean Lee by playwright Richard Maxwell, filmed at the Mabou Mines Theatre, New York City, on November 5, 2008. It is part of The Select Equity Group Series on Theater.
Watch a BOMBLive! This video features an interview of poet and translator Peter Cole by fellow MacArthur recipient Edward Hirsch, filmed at the Brooklyn Public Library on October 22, 2008.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Rhys Chatham, legendary composer and performer, talks about the downtown music scene with guitarist Alan Licht.
Watch a BOMBLive! This video features an interview of writer Jonathan Lethem by BOMB Editor-In-Chief Betsy Sussler, filmed at the Cleveland Institute of Art on October 2, 2008.
Watch a BOMBLive! This video features a conversation between novelists Nathan Englander and Rivka Galchen, filmed at the Brooklyn Public Library on September 30, 2007.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Weeks before the end of Simic’s Laureate run, he and fellow poet Tomaž Šalamun caught up with each other over the phone.
WEB EXCLUSIVE A National Book Award finalist for his most recent novel The Lazarus Project, Sarajevo-born, Chicago-based writer Aleksandar Hemon mines the condition of living in exile and of being grotesquely pinned between past and present.
Watch a BOMBLive! This video features a conversation between novelists Honor Moore and Victoria Redel, filmed at Housing Works Bookstore in NYC on June 30, 2008.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Musician turned musicologist Ned Sublette unravels the histories and sounds that shaped New Orleans, our most “American” city. Part one of a two-part interview.
Watch a BOMBLive! This video features an interview of director Tom Kalin by director and BOMB contributor Bette Gordon, filmed at Columbia University on May 9, 2008.
A video screening and conversation presented in cooperation with Art:21: Art in the 21st Century, Season Four. Writer and filmmaker Michael Almereyda joins An-My Lê for a conversation and Q&A session.
WEB EXCLUSIVE As part of their “True Mirror” project for the 2008 Whitney Biennial, Dexter Sinister has set up a mirror press office at the Commander’s Room of the 7th Regiment Armory. Visit them in person and read about them here!
Watch a BOMBLive! This video features an interview of artist Judy Pfaff by BOMB Editor-In-Chief Betsy Sussler, filmed at the New York Public Library on March 3, 2008. This is an Art:21 co-production.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Songbird Jambalaya: Musician and musicologist Ned Sublette talks to “blues growler” Coco Robicheaux, a true Louisiana spirit—a survivor of Katrina and more.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Gabriela Jauregui talks with Daniel Alarcón and Alex Espinoza, born in Lima and Tijuana, respectively, about how their daring recent novels cross the language barrier, the history/fiction divide, and Icarus’s fall.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Francisco Goldman’s new autobiographical novel, Say Her Name, is out now. He spoke with fellow novelist Silvana Paternostro in 2007.
Watch a BOMBLive! at Proteus Gowanus on December 2, 2007.
Watch a BOMBLive! This video features an interview of artist Ellen Driscoll by artist Anita Glesta, filmed at Proteus Gowanus Gallery on December 2, 2007. It is part of the series In the Open: Art and Architecture for Public Spaces.