REY CARLSON

FALSE HEAVENS POSTER

2019
WRITING:

they ask if i can speak chinese and my blood says yes. my blood says it lives in here, but my body says my chinese is an outstretched hand into an endless void.

my open hand with hope, my body with apology, my blood with sorrow. 

a son speaks to his mother in her second language and when she dies he throws away her teapots in the dumpster out back.