Investigating the life of things across space and time

Making

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

Stories, poetry and hybrid writing...

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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Screenplay: Black and white TV static

Screenplay

The grinding keeps us awake all night. The slipping noise of tooth against tooth, the squeak and rasp of shiny enamelled edges filing monotonously against an equal occluded opposite.

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Cleaning: a pair of white gloved hands in prayer against a black background

Cleaning

The old fart in Room 17 is becoming a problem. He does it even when his wife’s on the terrace, sweating, counting her rosaries. Clack-clack. Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Ah, Mamma, what would you say if you could see me now? Four stringy children and a fat pig of a husband who belches triumphantly after every meal and snores all night. Clack-clack-clack.

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