Stories in Bullet Holes

Originally posted on Losing Ground:
A Google search for ‘bullet holes’ returns a majority of results of stock photos, free images, and decals. They are weird apparitions, bullet holes in nothing: just black circles, with drawings of stripped paint around them, on monochrome (mostly white) backgrounds. Holes are lacks, dug or made in substances, yet…

..remains..

Of course the Arab World  has been constantly changing, constantly losing, literally shuffled- its humans, its space, its time- and also enduring  in a Stoler(ian) sense. Remaining remains both haunt and inspire it. Body remains has been on its news headlines since before 2003. Archeological remains towed in settler colonialism, as well as enduring fascination. Scars […]

Losing Ground: Workshop Submissions

For a while now I have been assisting Marijn Nieuwenhuis  (blog) in organizing the upcoming event ‘Losing Ground: On holes and other absences’.  Below is the call for application with the new date for submissions. Also further information can be found  here. It is quite exciting because besides holes, or rather through holes, one might be […]