‘Looking for Mushrooms’

Georg Dahled: Exhibition View, Looking for Mushrooms at CATHY, Furth Im Wald, Germany . Email from Rosie Dahlstrom to Georg Dahled, Tuesday 4th October 2022 “Hey Georg, I've attached here a draft of what I've written up for your exhibition. I already happened to be thinking about this idea but not sure what to do… Continue reading ‘Looking for Mushrooms’

‘Sea Creatures’

Rosie Dahlstrom: Cover for 'Sea Creatures' (limited edition book, 2021) This is a short piece of writing that is kind of poetic, kind of prose, that re-tells the story of the Gorgon sisters in a collage of ancient and contemporary references. I wrote it while painting a series of watercolours illustrating scenes from the narrative,… Continue reading ‘Sea Creatures’

‘A Composite of Loss’

The following short piece of prose is a text-collage of historical, cultural and imaginative responses to accounts that I came across during my Delphyne research into women, religion, and transgressive sexuality. It was published in Portland Magazine’s January 2020 issue.  A Composite of Loss   I kneel before the Way of Sorrows. The men grip… Continue reading ‘A Composite of Loss’