False Starts

This article has grown from a montage of actual and imagined memories, dream fragments, interspersed with enigmatic objects, augmented by a chorus of simultaneous voices, pieced together without adhesive, in a time of immense shrivelling. It is offered here as a series of incomplete vignettes which should be viewed as erratic snippets, like talismans churned up by the tides, impregnated with unfathomable narratives.

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Supernatural Objects, Up Close and Personal

Over time, I have interacted with objects that are so mysterious and enchanting that one cannot quite articulate their innate fascination, which is frequently spellbinding. These objects are ancient and at the same time appear so contemporary, as to be timeless. As a lifelong collector, coming from a lineage of seasoned, obsessive collectors, I am mesmerised by the cult of the object as a supernatural icon. Here I focus on a few of my favourite objects.

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L st and foound

A large, battered looking envelope, thudded through my mail box and I noticed a San Francisco stamp mark. Opening it, I discovered 10 articles of bisque porcelain in the form of ‘Frozen Charlottes’, manufactured sometime between 1850-1920…

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