Alexander Hetherington

Dear Ghost

16mm film, with masking, 16fps, 4 mins, shot on location in Berlin, October 2018

 

(the centre of which is everywhere, the circumference nowhere.)

 

 

(Nofretete met vogel, three frames)

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(CA CONRAD from MOUNT MONADNOCK TRANSMISSIONS)

Dear Ghost flickering with

flames that no longer hurt

deflated lungs expanding

YOU SAY They Can Only

      Burn A Faggot Once

 

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Performed in polari

 

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Blaise Pascal’s Pensées, 1670. ‘This is where our innate knowledge leads us’. https://www.gutenberg.org/files/18269/18269-h/18269-h.htm ‘This is where unaided knowledge leads us’ as seen in João Maria Gusmão and Pedro Paiva: On the Movement of the Fried Egg and Other Astronomical Bodies, page 41, Ikon, Birmingham, 3 February — 21 March 2010.

 

 

 

Alexander Hetherington