Bird Flight, Stone Flight
ESSAY 2017

“The message in a bottle” is used as a portal into the circumstances that contribute to drift and how a person interprets what they find on the shoreline.

Ga's essay Bird Flight, Stone Flight, A Thousand Described Routes weaves together... Lesvos 2015, Osip Mandelstam, Paul Celan, Fridjtof Nansen, Lesvos 1922.

Objects drift and human stories drift. Ga explores how flotsam on the shore engages one’s own humanity and becomes a vehicle for action.

Download essay here.

Spoken adaptation presented in 2017 at Triple Canopy, New York; IASPIS open studios, Stockholm; Ephemeropterae #6, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna.

See adaptation at TB21, Vienna here.