FLIGHT MODE IN THE CITY, Nicole Raziya Fong
hold the image
and the image
needs to fall
Flight Mode in the City engages language as image-making, seeking to pose a distorted mirror to both immediate experience and the imaginary. A subject views painting in the midst of disembodied theorizations on sincerity as perfume wafts through—Tom Ford’s Black Orchid and summer corn, blue roses--
Informed by the linguistic effects of Lacanian psychoanalysis on a subject, a tearing within compositional process mirrors the distortions of experience reflected within. Collapsing onto an inevitable vanishing point, the subject transforms into disappearance, into meringue, into three blue butterflies--
Nicole Raziya Fong lives in Tiohti:áke/Mooniyang/Montreal, Canada. They are the author of OЯACULE (Talonbooks, 2021), PEЯFACT (Talonbooks, 2019), and other works.
$12, plus $2 shipping in USA, $15 shipping CAN and elsewhere. 8.5” x 5.5”, 23 pages, stapled. Covers printed on French Paper Tile Green heavyweight card stock, copy printed on French heavyweight text paper. First edition of 125 copies. Designed by The Aliens. Ships June 5th.