Rory Barclay

You Complete Me

Prose I sit in silence and shed the bark from my hide, gouged out by claws of an entity bound to hunger and corrupt. In quiets of Wednesdays and when faced with questions about time I frame them  with your face and soundtrack them to your voice. Winding my timepiece with your gilted teeth, fastening my …

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Forgetting Pandemics and Creating History

Non-Fiction In Forgetting Pandemics and Creating History, artist Rory Barclay examines the enduring legacy of the COVID pandemic. Reflecting on the artistic responses to the Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918 Barclay theorises on how we have told the story of our Generation’s pandemic through artistic expression.  As total deaths worldwide exceed 3 million, governments mismanage …

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