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This Compost: Erotics of Rot

Elvia Wilk

‘Mushrooms sprout from the bathtub grout; disintegrating apples overflow from the trash can. Insects circle. The decomposition is lively and sensorially overwhelming.’

Elvia Wilk

Elvia Wilk is a writer and editor living in New York. She is the author of the novel Oval (Soft Skull, 2019) and writes for publications including frieze, Artforum, e-flux, Metropolis, Mousse, Flash Art, Art in America and Zeit Online. She is a contributing editor of e-flux journal and a 2020 fellow in the Transformations of the Human program at the Berggruen Institute.

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