All You Monsters is a text written to accompany Mark Peter Wright's incredible exhibition I, The Thing In The Margins now on at the IMT Gallery, London. Mark and I will be in conversation on October 29th.
"And those animals? A thumb gently parts the feathers on the head of the dead gull – large out of its sky – to uncover a gash resembling a half-healed wound. The dog’s right pinna folded inside out like a wrinkled grey-pink pocket lining, the coat on its flanks bristles to the touch, its ribcage aquiver. The hamster curling into the palm, black bead eyes, fanning whiskers, each soft dish glows in the window’s light. The hermit crab inches across the inn’s concrete floor, the clicking of its claws, the scrape of the gnarled shell, a soft gurgle, its outer antennae waving ..."
Posts written by Angus Carlyle