Alien connect threads of broader narrations and obsessive details.
Photographs, book Artists in Residence: Eagle Palace Hotel, Halkidiki, Greece.
Texts: Petros Babasikas
Tuesday October 6th. Stageira. Ancient currency buried in the path. The guard takes it away. Bearberries and mushrooms.
Saturday October 3rd. Cloud-town. The ruins of Zygos Monastery. A thunderstruck tree. Wall to the Mountain.Boulders and sycamore trees inside the dry river bed. Lakes of light.
2. Eagles Palace
Monday October 5th. 2nd Floor, 212-225. Steps approaching. 1st floor, hidden elevator. Baths. Steam cloud, dark and dense. Two still figures in the depths. Clouds, beach.
Saturday October 3rd. A thud in the veranda. On the floor, stunned, a tiny yellow wagtail. We make a move. She flies away.
3. Desert Island
Friday October 2nd. Inside the bed of seaweed, a concrete boulder. Floating white platform levitates among an archipelago of buoys.
Sunday October 4th. Western beach. The remains of a ceremony. Small ovens carved inside the rock. Strong currents. Schools of needle-fish. Two recumbent trees, a stone’s throw to the neighbouring island. Horns of large animals stir behind the ridge.