Madeleine Martin

Madeleine Martin is an arts worker and early-career art theorist. Ongoing research interests include Camp as a decolonial strategy and the expanded field of poetry. Living, working and learning on the unceded lands of the Gadigal, Wangal and Bidjigal peoples.


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By Madeleine Martin — 6 November, 2020

Two-hundred-odd elongated beeswax candlesticks hang by their uncut wicks over three wooden dowels. Their smooth, organic contours are appealing, prompting my comrade to pull down her mask in the otherwise empty gallery to inhale their cosy, honeyed scent. The primary function of a candle is to emit light upon ignition, yet these candles are, for…