Standing here with everything that we carry (or, Prop Joe’s Terraforming Platform)
Published as part of Next Wave’s TIDAL Commission

    ‘We’ve been talking a lot about language; and co-opting language; its growth and roots, and our rights and responsibilities to words. About how things shift. Sand–dunes, river–mouths, head–lands, flood–plains, thought–words (word–thoughts?). About what it is to call a thing sacred in the age of wellness warriors, instagram influencers, and spirituality podcasts. A new democratisation of the divine maybe.’

A collaborative text written between Eliki Reade, Jack Mitchell, Aaron Claringbold and Rebecca McCauley, reflecting on thinking done through Next Wave’s TIDAL 2021–23 artist commission, a two year research commission proposing new collaboration and shared thinking around waterways.

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