What kind of temporal-spatio-rhetoric does a polaroid afford? How does the slow afterlife of exposure agitate against the so-called instantaneousness of the film? Although digital photography challenges the indexical bond of the image, film also troubles the actuality of space and time by underscoring the relationship between chemical memory and the slow fossilization of an … [Read more...]
About Orchid Tierney
Orchid Tierney is from New Zealand/Aotearoa/Philadelphia. Her chapbooks include Brachiation (Dunedin: GumTree Press, 2012) and The World in Small Parts (Chicago: Dancing Girl Press, 2012), and a full-length sound translation of the Book of Margery Kempe, Earsay (TrollThread, 2016). She co-edits Supplement, an annual anthology on Philadelphian writing. Her website is orchidtierney.com.