SALIVA

A soft, blurry, circular, geometric pattern of blue and white

Initiation.

This is the story of my arrival to Berlin.

1. The setting. (Separation) t is spring 2019, and I have just moved to Berlin. I am filled with excitement and curiosity to rediscover the city I was born in, but that I haven’t lived in since I was a toddler. I am still able to romanticise the U-bahn and the fact that I sleep in a bare room on a shitty mattress. It suits the coming of age narrative I created in my head. The 30 days I spent here so far have been full of encounters and activities, as if I made it my goal to explore each facet of the city as fast as possible.

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A black and white ink drawing of barren plants surrounded by a thin, wiggly border

soul death in a digital dating app

Have you ever walked into a room on a warm evening and noticed an unpleasant odor? So unpleasant and complicated that it is visible to the naked eye?

I haven’t smoked for two months, yet I wake up every day with an acid taste in my mouth. The bitterness that I reflect to others mirrors the bitterness within me. It’s a bitterness so rich with associations, so raw and complicated.

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A 15th century depiction of Ivar and his brother Ubba sailing to England. Ivar and Ubba stand in the front of the ship each wearing armor, a weapon resembling a spear and a crown. They are surrounded by multiple people also wearing armor and holding up weapons. The waves and clouds that surround the ship indicate a stormy sea.

Ivar’s Sea

The feeling of mud on Ivar’s feet was one of his favorites. When he was still a small child, the most thrilling sensation was the touch of water and earth on his thin skin.

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In the center, a group of eight people stand in a circle holding each other’s arms/wrists outstretched in a naturally lit rehearsal/dance studio. They are all barefoot and wearing loose white underwear briefs, in addition to varying white tops (tanks, tees, hoodie). There is a large white fabric hanging loosely from the ceiling onto the floor behind and to the left of the performers.

FLUSS

box. box. box. box. inside the box, establish the points & hit them. stay within the designated lines. 7. 6. 4. 3. 6. 2. 2. 6. i turn around nothing…

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