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The Sun Never Sets: Mapping Digital-Colonialism

By Audrey Molloy     Modernity relies on critique to reinvent itself and to justify colonial exploitation, creating new hybrids and paradoxes and finding new ways to look at the world ...

One Can Indeed Not Account

By Bailey Romaine     “…there are many difficulties to be reckoned with in the recollection of things.” – W.G. Sebald[1]   The California sea hare, a variety of sea ...

Casus

By Stephanie DeMer     $2M+ Major Sales and Loan Transactions_11-2017 BELMONT INFRACO LLC THE BELMONT ARIZONA COMPANY LLC LKY REAL ESTATE BELMONT LLC MT LEMMON HOLDINGS LLC BELMONT ...

Warped

By Talia Moscovitz     From the age of 14, I have been an active witness to the sudden seizure and slow retreat of time as my mother experienced it; as her memories overlapped, I have ...

Pulse (Five ways of looking at my grandfather’s dog tags from the Great War)

by Gloria Ballard     Treasure. In a back corner of a drawer of a desk that had come from my father’s parents’ house, there was a small cardboard box, gritty with dust from years of waiting ...

Witch Bottles and Satellites

By Jesse Ring     Witch Bottles, stoneware vessels used in 17th century England to place protective spells and block incantations of ill will, are complex relics that serve as both ...

Editorial: Issue 97

By Kris Bespalec-Davis   Objects and images, preserved in archives, or immaterial and memorialized in the annals of memory: these are Relics.   They are evocative, even provocative, ...

Taurus crockettensis: A Tennessee Relic

By Beauvais Lyons   More than 5,000 years ago, curious mammals with the body of a raccoon and a broad head and horns resembling those of a bull traveled in packs as they roamed the woodlands ...

Transmutations: I was baptized in a bathtub with glitter

By Liz Scofield     “I choose to believe in magic,” I say, “Why not? It’s as real and not real as anything else. As you, or me.” I am folded into her, tucked into a dark corner of a ...