atrophied-exhibition-passport

The Atrophied Exhibition. diagnosis letters, prescriptions, birth certificates, bank statements, old passports, notary office letters, contracts of employment, disciplinary notices, payslips, deed polls, school records, vaccination records, National Insurance application forms, water bills, diplomas, visas, voting cards, plane tickets, doctor referrals, and pictures. Across these items, one can trace the disappearance of a named self — titled a “deadname”, although whether the subject named dies with its name is a prehistoric question for what troubles me — and the appearance of Vincent, a named subject, attested to by diagnosis and nationality, but with no history his name can be accounted for.

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