In this 1994 interview culled from BOMB Magazine’s Digital Archives, performance artist and playwright Keith Antar Mason talks about black anger, pushing the envelope and why he’s not the Ice Cube of performance art.
In this 2005 video interview culled from BOMB magazine’s digital archives, sculptor and children’s book author Lorenzo Pace talks about his great-grandfather's journey through slavery in the early 19th century
In this 2009 interview culled from BOMB magazine's digital archives, photographer Carrie Mae Weems talks about living and working in Rome, power and its consequences and why, even after Barack Obama's election, black folks continue to lead invisible lives.
In this 2005 interview from the BOMB Digital Archive, British-Nigerian multimedia artist Yinka Shonibare MBE talks Trojan horses, bringing high culture to the street and wreaking havoc in the art world.
In this 2007 interview from the BOMB Digital Archive, controversial artist/MacArthur genius Kara Walker talks about pickaninnies, Topsy, shame and how she’s dealt with the backlash from the black community.
In this 1998 interview from the BOMB Digital Archive, painter and MacArthur “genius grant” recipient Kerry James Marshall, one of the most decorated contemporary African-American artists, talks about growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and the black arts community that nurtured him.