Hardscape by Jessie Janeshek


Image of Hardscape by Jessie Janeshek

Reality Beach #14
Print Edition of 100
8.5" x 8.5" Hand-Bound Chapbook
54 pages
Cover letterpressed by Matthew Wedlock using a mixture of ink and human blood

Among other things, Hardscape collects and reassembles aspects of the Juárez femicides, the life of Baby Doe Tabor, Marty Robbins’ “El Paso,” and the geography of the Southwest.

"Time is a pussy macabre buckaroo
a dark drunken calamity. I sink to its blue panorama
a mix of intuitive trance and delivery
an unabridged view of the corpse in the van."