Online Journal Archive


Intimacy of Death, Pt 2: Department of Ultimology

Intimacy of Death, Pt 1: Juliet Jacques, You Will Be Free

Lou Lou Sainsbury, ‘The Holes in My Bedroom in Space’

Interview: Patrick Staff

Warm Yourself By My Trash Fire, Vol. IX. Species of Spaces | 29th May 2020

Warm Yourself By My Trash Fire, Vol. VIII. Following your steps by Foivos Dousos

Warm Yourself By My Trash Fire, Vol. VII. How to Draw Hands by D Mortimer

Warm Yourself By My Trash Fire, Vol. VI. Part 2. The Viscous Interview

Warm Yourself By My Trash Fire, Vol. VI. Part 1. Who knew it would come to this

Warm Yourself By My Trash Fire, Vol. V. Huw Lemmey / Songs for the End

Warm Yourself By My Trash Fire, Vol. IV. SW15 FEM

Warm Yourself By My Trash Fire, Vol. III. Fires Burning in the Gym

Warm Yourself By My Trash Fire, Vol. II. Songs for the End: ‘Sexual Healing’

Warm Yourself By My Trash Fire, Vol. I. No Light Ever

Interview: Army of Love





D. Mortimer, How to Draw Hands




When I am bored at conferences I draw the speakers. I draw the people in the room. Usually people whose faces I find interesting or attractive. I find I can listen better and understand more when I draw.

One of the last exhibitions I went to see before the pandemic was Charlotte Salomon’s Life or Theatre? Leben Oder Theater? at The Jewish Museum in Camden. The work was made while Salomon was in exile and hiding from the Nazis in the South of France in 1939. She produced close to 800 gouache paintings on A4 based on the events of her life. Each painting is accompanied by a transparency that is hand painted with text. The text either narrates, or playfully undercuts, the image it responds to. On my visit I latched onto a curators tour that was already in mid-swing.

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Published as part of Warm Yourself By My Trash Fire (March – May 2020)

Liquid explores expressions of intimacy in the private and public realms, in our digital and offline lives.