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4.2 Fence Sounds -- the Best of Fence Online.  Christopher Schmidt, Holly Mitchell, lexi welch

4.2 Fence Sounds -- the Best of Fence Online. Christopher Schmidt, Holly Mitchell, lexi welch

Update: 2022-05-24
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In series 4, we go off-book, beginning in the previous episode with the recording of a live reading given by Harmony Holliday and Ariana Reines. Here in 4.2, you have the chance to closely listen to three of the works that Fence has published directly to the website -- Christopher Schmidt's work transcends time and space, delving deeply into queer desire and sociality in turn of the century Brazil. Holly Mitchell engages the work of Matthew Rohrer, And lexi welch's tour-de-force piece combines woman's soccer with eros and complex sociality. 
 
1 ) A Natural History of Cruising
CHRISTOPHER SCHMIDT

"An attractive figure rounds the corner. Is he? Yes, very. Your gaze locks in his. The moment dilates. Take in the hooded eyes, the aquiline nose. Zero the body..."

Find the full essay here: https://fenceportal.org/a-natural-history-of-cruising/

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2 ) By Accident Here I Am Again: Holly Mitchell's Centos of Matthew Rohrer's The Sky Contains the Plans 

Holly Mitchell with Matthew Rohrer April 5, 2021 Elecment #9

Find the full work with images here: https://fencedigital.com/2021/04/05/elecment-by-accident-here-i-am-again-holly-mitchells-centos-of-matthew-rohrers-the-sky-contains-the-plans/

3) "Snake and Ladder World" by Sasha Pearl from the album Friendship Street 

4 ) ASTROTURF by LEXI WELCH
The full work with images:  https://fenceportal.org/astroturf/

"Astroturf eats sun like a late meal. The heat greets my left cheek, right cheek rushes with soiled roadway breeze, I reconcile two or more feelings..."

5) "Deep Hollow" by Tarika from her self-titled debut album. You can find out more at her website, Taraka.org

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4.2 Fence Sounds -- the Best of Fence Online.  Christopher Schmidt, Holly Mitchell, lexi welch

4.2 Fence Sounds -- the Best of Fence Online. Christopher Schmidt, Holly Mitchell, lexi welch

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