THEADORA WALSH


is a writer and video artist who makes moving texts, essays, and fragments. She likes the physicality of language and the tension between speech and its documentation. 


Writing in Gulf Coast, sfmoma Open Space, Apogee, Vol 1 Brooklyn, and Unbag. Criticism in Artforum, KQED arts, Art Papers, BOMB, Electronic Book Review, and Afterimage. And an MFA in Digital Language Arts from Brown University. 


WRITING

Prose
Essays

I Love Repair


VIDEO WRITING

AAAA, BBBB, CCCC & the rest
Subtitle Drift

Live Word Processing

Aberration of the Translator

Horse Players


TEACHING

The Video Essay
Introduction to Digital Writing



Mark

“I’m accumulating a pile of wheat facts,” I tell a friend / They say, “That would be a good art.” / “What?” / “A pile of wheat.”


it's just a list of feelings about wheat that revolve around three locations 1. a grain factory in West Oakland 2. my great uncle's house in Central Germany 3. the New York stock exchange, for Sublunary Press


Experiencing sexual desire for the first or second time in a dysfunctional post office.


TOUCH GUIDE TO A WAR STORY, VIDA



The boys invited me to weed the squash field. We pretended it was harder than it really was. Romanticized the mixing of our labor with the land.  


Deep Springs College, Gulf Coast Summer/Fall 2019 (available in print only)


The idea of fire being used by prehistoric men fills me with hate. It’s not the men, or their stage in the evolutionary process, it’s fire being contained to a pit, enclosed in a perimeter of hairy hands.


Early Men Make Fire, Vol 1 Brooklyn


Like death, but not quite. I want something animalistic and attune.


Jellyfish Mind, Cosmonaut Avenue


sometimes we die of consumption


On May Day I Remember a Quote by Karl Marx, “the analogy lies not in language but in the foreign quality or strangeness (Fremdheit) of language.”, Apogee