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Hemlock Forest

By Sarinah Masukor — 13 November, 2020

This is the fourth column in an ongoing fiction series about the creative process. You can read the third column, Banana Study, here.  There’s something I haven’t told you. A woman in a dark red swimsuit lies face down beside a pool. She’s still, arms heavy, locked on the concrete. The air is hazy, windless….

Banana Study

By Sarinah Masukor — 13 August, 2020

This is the third column in an ongoing fiction series about the creative process. You can read the second column, Shooting Days, here.  Hito Steyerl is wearing a hooded, puffy jacket and a pearl earring. The soft light fogs around her face. Behind her, blurred and muted through the lens, peak hour traffic. The jacket…

Shooting Days

By Sarinah Masukor — 9 June, 2020

This is the second column in an ongoing fiction series about the creative process. You can read the first column, Deep Sleep, here.    There’s something I haven’t told you. I dream. A lifted phrase: I don’t think you’d stay at something for 15 years when no one’s interested unless you have something—like ‘I’ll show…