un Projects is based on the unceded sovereign land and waters of the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation; we pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging.
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Tom Melick

Tom Melick

A Reminder

The-one-who-loves-knowledge, he says: ‘What is writing? What are its places of storage? Compare it to its like, O overflowing one!— Book of Thoth From my window, between this building and the next, I’m counting ibis. In the morning over coffee … 1, 2 … at lunch … 4, 5, 6 … at dusk …7, 8, […]

Tom Melick

Planet Zoo

Everywhere animals disappear. In zoos they constitute the living monument to their own disappearance. —John Berger Compared to humans, other animals seem quite reasonable. —Claude Cahun As I write, Clare and her son Morten, or ‘Greenface Group’, are drawing a chicken watching a spider eating a cockroach; a war of magic between a lizard and […]

Tom Melick

Reports from a Kitchen

— Der Unterricht In German bread is brot and butter is butter I know this because I’m Toaster In German toaster is toaster — kitchen is küche that’s where I live and work mornings mostly in between Wasserkessel who’s desperate to please and Mauer who never speaks or moves What respect I have for Mauer! […]

Tom Melick

Ciao Giotto!

Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently: [email protected] Technical details of permanent failure: DNS Error: Domain name not found —– Original message —– From: Silvio Berlusconi Date: Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 11.58 PM Subject: Urgent!!!! 🙂 To: Giotto di Bondone Ciao! It’s me, Silvio. Drop what you’re doing. Drop the brushes and paints Giotto! […]

Tom Melick

A Brief History of the Gift Shop