Conversed

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Conversed is an ongoing multimedia project between John Steven Cummins and Aron Fischer, a game played by two men in love: part affirmation, part confession, and part archaeology of a dyad. We started this project […] […]

Aftermath

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Suicide is less an act than a tale of the soul. – M. Jouhandeau Since far back into the recesses of time, women have washed their man’s body, preparing him for the grave; they have […] […]

Hush Hush and Other Veneers

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This extraordinary memoir chronicles the story of a girl who endures extreme abuse to protect her family, then exacts revenge through vigilante justice. Although she protected her family from an evil man, she nevertheless became […] […]

The Fear Project

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For the past couple of years, I have been working on the Fear Project, which explores other people’s fears through their words and my visuals. The fear themes run the gamut and include failure, losing […] […]

Richard Siken

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We’re delighted to feature in this issue on trauma a single poem by the award-winning poet Richard Siken, whose first collection of poems Crush is an obsessive exploration of the subject. “Detail of the Fire” […]

Shadow and Disbelief

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I enjoyed drawing, as all children do. Understanding my surroundings was still far away, but there were smells and feelings, huge rats and headaches. It was another life strongly influenced by nature. I had been […] […]

Smothered Art & Sexuality

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I think my dad is sexually disabled. In his late twenties, Dad gave up a world class oboe career to pursue the violin. His parents wanted a lawyer or a doctor but my father ate, […] […]

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