Paula Abramo

Childbirth. Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, 1941 by Paula Abramo – translated by Richard Cluster

the match shows the distances between things reveals oppositions symmetries when everything was dark and then everything goes dark again   but in all those tiny flashing gleams how many revelations fit a wire, scorched and discarded, in a corner a red dress amid a jumble of cups plates on […]

I’m Here to Fight Epizootics by Paula Abramo – translated by Richard Cluster

or matches can be forbidden and then between the fingers of a child who roasts ants mutilates snails studies the way they stiffen instantly retracting their antennae eyes and mucus membranes the matches are small lessons on matter  and its cruelest characteristics   That opacity of a name that enlarges […]