Cristian Grossi, Fantacane, 2009
“The sick tenderness is joy. Attachment is a dependency for a sick dog, which flies and bleeds black blood of shining friendship.” Between this statement from Cristian himself and the actual imagery in this piece, something about this reminds me of the best stuffed animals of childhood: there through it all, dragged everywhere, and loving it out. That blur of careless throwing it off the side of the swingset and carefully feeding it your leftover oatmeal from breakfast. The sick tenderness is joy.
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