14:31

Swim (2016)

14 hours 31 minutes

 

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Delirium.

 

 

[at sea]

 

18 July 2016

 

One continuous uninterupted line

from England to France

Touching Feeling Testing

Catching

holding

letting go

 

Moving with and against the tide

my attention drifts

to and from

between tenses

 

Tiny splashes,

bubbles. The hum and rumble of the escort boat.

Memories of times past

cross currents

trips to the corner shop

 

Brocolli

bananas

nuts

 

run program

RUN

left arm

right arm

left ar

m

r i g h t

 

breath in

out

in

ou

looping back and forth, inside out

Where am I? What am I doing here? Where are my arms, my legs. Where is my head?

 

The swim was documented by the artist John Hartley and my coach, Tim Denyer.

*John and I are currently working with documentation of the swim to reflect on the swim from different perspectives.

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