The Modernist Arches of Asmara

A GREEN VIOLIN SPECIAL OBJECTJune 2018 The Modernist Arches of Asmara is a special edition poster (11.5 x 16.5″) designed in accompaniment to Abraham T. Zere’s collection, Anecdotes of Indefinite Anarchy: Dispatches from Eritrea. Poster uses drawings selected from covers for Abraham T. Zere’s chapbook. The images are selected from 286 renditions based on the… Continue reading The Modernist Arches of Asmara

Anecdotes of Indefinite Anarchy

ABRAHAM T. ZEREFebruary 2018 The first edition of this small collection of Zere’s writing is printed on cut-off book-paper (rescued trash from Pierre Filion’s Montréal-based press “Les Éditions du Silence”). Folded using a basalt stone spat up by the Øresund at Amager Strandpark in Copenhagen. Covers are a brilliant yellow paper made of recycled kitchen gloves,… Continue reading Anecdotes of Indefinite Anarchy

A Draft for Asinabka

LITAL KHAIKINSummer 2017Originally published with continent. (2015) About A narrative mirror of appropriation and erasure reveals the rhetoric of legal and public discourse around Windmill’s corporate ZIBI development on unceded Algonquin land. A vision of a nation sold – rivers dammed, water privatised, the sacred disremembered, the rich honoured. A project of documentary and archival reconstruction,… Continue reading A Draft for Asinabka

To Justify Land

LITAL KHAIKINAutumn 2017 To Justify Land 1: Introduction is the first in a series of essays. The essay series begins with a hydro-electric dam expansion and condominium development currently under construction on a few islands on the Ottawa River, between the cities of Ottawa and Gatineau. These islands have long been sacred to the Algonquin… Continue reading To Justify Land