This piece was originally published in 'Propland: Reprogramming Television Centre', 2018 With a white ribbon of writing wrapped around its glass facade, the show home for Television Centre is encased in glass, sitting like an unopened present across from Wood Lane tube station, sunlight streaming through its walls on cloudless days. Television returns to television … Continue reading Through the Viewing House
This was an experimental catalogue essay written on the video artist Omer Fast, attempting to replicate Fast’s exploration on the themes of memory, re-enactment and repetition through the structure and style of the writing. -Omer Fast is dead. This is a fact I discovered hidden within the first few pages of In Memory, a catalogue … Continue reading Re-collecting Omer Fast
This interview was originally published in ARC Magazine #21, 'Re-Issue', 2017 Much like the fictions of J.G Ballard or the reworked fairy tales of Robert Coover, the novels of Tom McCarthy are punctured with moments of carefully orchestrated traumas. One man obsessively re-enacts memories from his past, voluntarily trapped in a stuttering present. Another delights … Continue reading ‘There Has Never Been Anything Original’: An Interview with Tom McCarthy
This piece was originally written and performed for the event 'ARE YOU READY?' an evening of readings curated by students of the RCA in collaboration with the Museum of London in anticipation of the museum’s move to their new location in Smithfield Market. 'That Night, Again' was written in response to the closing and subsequent re-opening … Continue reading That Night, Again
This piece was written in response to a brief on ‘Attention’. It describes a moment where I find myself paying attention not only to a subject (techno music) but also attempts to explore the act of writing attentively. Coffee grinding, forks scraping, kids crying, doors opening. Doors closing. Sirens interjecting without prompt, piercing reminders of … Continue reading Attention!