Correspondences (Ex-Spy) at 106 Green Gallery

Damien Crisp – 2009
Brooklyn, New York
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statement:
‘Looking in vain for the ideal poet. An image of the ideal poet. Archiving seconds of daily scenes. Stealing news headlines. Steal Walt Whitman’s identity. Collect what I see. Steal snapshots. A state of infinite existential crisis. Keep the body missing. Mourn the loss of a narrator without too much thought. I lost faith in communication, and now fall from grace to antagonize each day; day by day. A slow and quiet and subversive violence to…..  – like the last stages of poetry just before it hits national television, a dead rose left on a window sill. My last memory.’