I mean, they say you die twice. One time when you stop breathing and a second time, a bit later on, when somebody says your name for the last time.” ...
Publication of my essay on Maija Tammi’s work in Contact Sheet
“Being immortal doesn’t spare you from death. There’s still starvation, for example. Needed resources can run out, living conditions can become hostile. Accidents happen. A creature more intelligent and more powerful than you might control your environment and view your life with curiosity, or even indifference.”
This year’s annual publication by Light Work, Contact Sheet, features the work of artist-in-residence Maija Tammi, together with my essay on her work. It covers a dead rabbit, living cancer cells, and immortal creatures.
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