Away From Language


BOMB interviews artist Jimmie Durham. Topics of discussion included sinister architecture, art as a “fake category,” Durham’s days in the American Indian Movement, and the” intellectual delight” of being against the laws.

“And it dictates to us—the city tells us how to be; our work in the city tells us how we should be. From every physical and every mental point of view, we are made by our architecture. It’s very strange. We should not agree with it.”

Lisa Dusenbery is the former managing editor of The Rumpus. More from this author →