Investigating the life of things across space and time

Anxious Chronicles

Time is collapsing. The past and the future are redrawn in the present.

Postcard interventions (original postcards dated 1897-now, collage, paint, pencil, thread)
Ongoing series by Sarah Gillett

Anxious Chronicles gallery

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Well Well: a dark nook surrounded by rocks, coral and sea anemones

Well Well (2014)

Down, down, down she went. Could not stop herself falling…

This audio collage is constructed from 20 versions of the ‘well scene’  in audiobooks of Alice in Wonderland. It is not about Alice, but is an exploration of falling and feelings in sound.

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Nin: Pencil drawing of a bird woman with a long neck, her wings flapping as though she has just landed

Nin (2008-2012)

For Nin, poor Nin. For Nin neither.

So much for you to hear and fear, that owl hoot and dog bark is not for you. Come out from under your wing soft down. You are needed.

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Cold dish: Against a black background, two white gloved hands appear to be strangling an invisible object

Cold Dish

Dispatch by decapitation:
A heavy-spined knife
to sever her neck,
slit open her belly, belly.
Remove the guts quickly
and set aside her head,
fins swimming back to the sea;
mouth gasping, gasping.

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