Investigating the life of things across space and time

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Archeological leaps into the unknown made possible through drawing, collage, print and performance.

Stories, poetry and hybrid writing...

Against a white background, two hands make the British Sign Language letter K. Wetware, Rattle And Heddle

Wetware, Rattle And Heddle

“And this is the sign for asleep,” says Alison, closing her index fingers and thumbs together in front of her eyes. “Go to sleep now my darling.”
She smooths out the duvet cover with her hands, uncreasing the printed astronaut suit, flattening the stars in their cotton void, repositioning the blue Earth from sliding off the side of the bed. She kisses Bill’s hair, feeling his fragile skull millimetres away from her lips. “Night night.”
“Night night Mummy,” he says.

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Flint: A pair of white gloved hands holding an invisible rock between them, against a black background

Flint

Teller 1: They are throwing stones again. The siren pulses through the streets, bouncing off the buildings almost as loudly as the glassy meteorites that cannot be cut or drilled by any material other than their own.

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Gaga: Against a black background, white gloved hands splayed out with thumbs and forefingers touching to make a triangle

Tension Box

Gaga was the first word out of her mouth but unlike the other firsts in her life she had no memory of it. It was as if it had never happened.

Sometimes she wished she could gaga again, especially when she felt that lump in her throat, fat as a hardboiled egg swallowed by a snake.

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