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Paleozoic Plate Tectonics | 2022

Artist: Marizó Siller
Medium: 35mm film
Dimension: 16 x 20 inches

“The sky is raw and sickness has spread. I felt it in my muscles as the old story left me: before that day, / I thought extinct life was defective. I thought / my ancestors—metaspriggina, tiktaalik— / were incomplete. I couldn’t imagine how easy it is to lose a world. / My cranium is like melting ice cream. / It’s heavy, like an aged flower. / It’s not me. / These days I think of my kin out there in time— / their flippers, their tendrils, their bony plates. All / day I think about how beautiful they are.” — Katy Gurin, Forecast Journal Issue 9

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