Divine Prank

︎︎︎ Kellie Jones

︎ Dec 5, 2022

Years ago, I etched eight words on eight glass bottles: alcohol, tears, blood, semen, memory, gratitude, song, time. Words from a poem by Anne Carson. I liked the idea of liquid time, something I could drink, smell, piss out. I was having trouble with alcohol and these words seemed key to my addiction. When I moved from Brooklyn to LA and shipped the bottles, I carefully wrapped each of them in bubble wrap. But only the last four arrived intact:

Kellie Jones is an artist from Portland, Oregon. Her photographs and writing respond to her immediate environment, relationships, and personal narratives (both real and imagined). Repetition, chance, body language, and surprise often play a role in her process. She currently lives in Los Angeles.