Noise in My Head: Voices from the Ugly Australian Underground by Jimi Kritzler (Hozac Books) $55.95 - The Ugly Australian Underground documents the music, songwriting, aesthetics and struggles of fifty of Australia’s most innovative and significant bands and artists currently at the creative peak …
by Renee French
Published by Picturebox Inc
H Day is a haunting simultaneous/dual narrative about parasitic takeovers. I read it through without reading the description on the back that clarifies that the plot lines are about migraine headaches and argentine ant infestation. You don't necessarily need to know that to feel the convulsions of this book however. The images are ripe with throbbing contortions of a morphing uncontrolable disease/threat and it's sectioned off into stages, to emphasize a funneling decline. Eerie as usual, French's work hurtles itself around in the most macabre ways before locating the right way to recover itself- elegant and painful. -EF
200p, b&w, hardcover, 6"x7"