Helge Skodvin is a Norwegian photographer. A Moveable Beast was a finalist for the 2016 Magnum Photography Award.
Ned Beauman is the author of four novels, most recently Madness Is Better than Defeat. He was named one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists in 2013.
‘The ghost in the machine is gone for good.’
‘They flavored their early stews with bacon. None of that stuff lasted long, though. That first day felt like a vacation in a wondrous new place. That feeling didn’t last long either.’
‘I would be lying if I said my mother’s misery has never given me pleasure.’
‘Love how unseen / we remain stood undressed in his field of vision.’
‘half-sunk / into ground for all those years / of negative subsistence’
‘As a species I’m closest / to a screw / that loosens regularly.’
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