“He slipped his hand in among the flowers and broke off a twig. He tore the leaves from the base of the branch, turning nature to culture, making it more pleasing to look at. The petals were white, an apple or pear or quince. He did not know which.”
A series of sixteen short, diaristic videos that chart the serpentine path a writer takes towards completing a manuscript.
A liminal space of longing and desire is portrayed, filled with acts of thinking, reading, reflecting, writing, rewriting, transcribing, editing, singing and seeking counsel from friends, flowers, photographs and the books of admired authors, including M. Agayev, Jean Genet, Joris-Karl Huysman, and Sarah Schulman.