by Catherine

I know something about you that you don’t want me to know.

The contents of the letters are stream of consciousness confessional poems (written by a number of artists about their struggles not only with personal loss, grief, and self-blame, but with the stigmata of self-absolving, and often self-damaging, rituals) placed also into repetitive visual and literary form: each one echoes the others in line spacing and full justification, and by avoiding end punctuation (for example, periods) in favour of commas and conjunctions. Speakers arise from the letters in a combination of first, second, and third person, identifying the self-as-audience, but importantly the empathetic audience-as-self.