神奈川沖浪裏 (The Great Wave off Kanagawa) c. 1829-1832 by Katsushika Hokusai
Within by Janine Antoni
graft (details), 2013, images courtesy of the artist and luhring augustine gallery.
“hollowed-out body parts—shim- mering white heart on bent arm, breast in mouth. The umbilical cord has been cut. Earth has been shaped into vessels and hardened with fire: Gertrude, Martha, and Mary. Small, medium, large—there is no porridge. The house is the body. The body is our home. We transform ourselves to create life. Things are altered and reshaped.”