Title:   Handshake
Author:   Albrecht, Claire
Publisher:   Puncher and Wattmann
Binding:   Paperback
Edition:   2022
APN:   9781922571328 or ISBN(1922571326)
Availability:   Currently Unavailable - Contact us to confirm availability and price.
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A logical continuation from Albrecht’s debut chapbook pinky swear, handshake is a space of anxious play. It combines conceptual photography with sharp and disarming poetry, investigating personal and public tensions between environment, desire, isolation and fear in the wake of the devastating East Australian bushfire season of 2019-20 and the COVID-19 pandemic. Intertwining the earth(l)y material with the metaphysical, handshake grasps onto what is ‘real’ in a grounding exercise against panic