Again, I’m lucky to be shortlisted by the editors to be in one book with the legendary #JackHirschman and surrounded by so many talented artists, some of whom have become my friends (thanks again to ‘Maintenant’, Peter Carlaftes and Kat Georges): Elly Simmons, David Lawton, Jane Ormerod, Carol Dorf, Sophie Malleret, George Wallace, Bart Dewolf and Sara Maino.
The poets and artists expose and confront policies that have taken the planet to tipping points in the climate system, biodiversity loss, and the risk of social and ecological collapse.
Each page in this journal is a physical conviction. Our theme might be UN-SUSTAIN-A-BULL-SH*T, but here as one soul, the moment is sustainable.
For this edition, I wrote a poetry piece in collaboration with the Italian poet Sara Maino called “The earliest time that garbage appeared on Earth is with the birth of a printing press”.
💡The new issue features cover art by neo-pop artist/provocateur Walter Robinson.The five paintings of Walter arranged as a nostalgic composite titled ‘THESE ARE OUR CHILDREN’ – born of the need to consume. Just as plastic lines the ocean floors, humans in houses full of these products line the Earth’s floor…