Overland: Bodies Fit For Consumption

This comment piece was originally published by Overland online. Bodies Fit For Consumption Where there’s shit, there’s a system. This is what art historian EG Grigsby had to say about Géricault’s 1818–1819 Raft of the Medusa. An incredibly violent and disturbing painting that shows a selection of, in Grigsby’s terms, ‘partially consumed bodies’. Raft of the Medusa is…

Searching for Satisfaction: Ellen van Neerven’s Comfort Food

This review is part of the AWW2017 Challenge I spent almost half an hour searching the shelves of Readings Carlton for Ellen van Neerven’s 2016 collection of poems, Comfort Food, before asking why I couldn’t see it on the shelves when the website assured me it was in stock. After confirming that my alphabetical skills were top-notch…