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 Saint Lydia
30p, color, 5.5"x7.5"
I remember finding the flower wreath trash heap in a local cemetery when I was a teenager - a huge floral pile of sun bleached plastics and time fried carnations topped with roses just past their prime. The effect of the environment was a little overwhelming, a sort of sensual panic of emotional compost. On Flora brings up similar things with the efficiency of perfume. Richly arranged bouquet buffet - On Flora has an eye for color and pastiche, attractive wither and craft store camp. Printed so nicely, I could cry. -EF