BOMB 127 / Spring 2014
THEATER — Jay Scheib by Alix Pearlstein
By filming onstage, Jay Scheib performs in his productions and never stops directing.
FILM — Matthew Barney and Gaspar Noé
On the eve of the world premiere of Barney’s River of Fundament, the artist talks with French filmmaker Noé about responding to live performance with the technology of cinema.
DANCE — chameckilerner
by Eve Sussman
Sussman prompts the Brazilian dancer/choreographer duo to recount their thirty-year history and their recent transformation into video-makers.
ART — Zoe Leonard and Shannon Ebner
Both artists overturn photographic conventions to slow down our reading of physical and verbal landscapes. Their email exchange touches on the retina, the sun, and the camera obscura.
LITERATURE — Teju Cole
by Aleksandar Hemon
Upon the publication of Cole’s Every Day Is for the Thief, the authors debunk the opposition between fiction and nonfiction and extol the virtues of city-wandering.
LITERATURE — Etel Adnan
by Lisa Robertson
To Look at the Sea Is to Become What One Is, Adnan’s forthcoming reader, provides the poets with an occasion to talk about image, philosophy, and love.
ART — Natalie Frank
by Dasha Shishkin
The unexpurgated Brothers Grimm fairy tales have provided Frank with material for an ongoing drawing series and has triggered new approaches to her paintings.
ART — Valerie Snobeck
by Joe Fyfe
Fyfe investigates what drives Snobeck to use found images, Depression-era glass, and construction netting in her sparse installations.
ARTIST ON ARTIST
Jason Simon by Andrew Durbin
Simone Leigh by Malik Gaines
Samuel Jablon by James Hyde
Our House is on Fire by Shirin Neshat
by Anna Della Subin
Gerty Loves Pussy by Bill Orcutt
by Clinton Crute
What Would Lynne Tillman Do? by Lynne Tillman
by Sara Jaffe
No, Wait. Yep. Definitely Still Hate Myself by Robert Fitterman
by Nick Thurston
Herstory Inventory: 100 Feminist Drawings by 100 Artists by Ulrike Müller
by Thom Donovan
Le Derrière Cri
by Tom Griffiths
Broke Baroque by Tony Medina
by Patricia Spears Jones
Bronx Gothic by Okwui Okpokwasili
by Sabine Russ