THE HORSE NETTLE
     
TABLEAUX

MOUNTAINS

ALBUM 2015

WAR REQUIEM

SCENARIUM

THE PRAIRIE

ALBUM 2010

HORSE NETTLE

LA GUERRA

CLOCKWORK

BANGKOK

TURTLES

REFRACTION

BIRD'S FOOT

POEMS 1980

COMMENTS

RÉSUMÉ

CONTACT

 

THE HORSE NETTLE
a performance-work
by Séamas Cain

Copyright © 2003, by Séamas Cain

Photographs by Nicholas Levashov



THE HORSE NETTLE was performed
on November 23, 2003 in
Seneca Park at the
Museum of Contemporary Art in
Chicago, Illinois.



SÉAMAS
CAIN :

blackberry

blackbird

blackberry

blackbird

blackberry

blackbird

blackberry

blackbird



[tape]:

scruff of
hexagons
my wisteria
the quartz
cobwebs
& dice ^
hubris
or dice /
damask
lice
lice /
the dice
or the
leaves



SÉAMAS
CAIN :

spiritual
scruff &
spiritual
cider
when

the cicone
the hevior
& ossifrage
when

quarteroon
spirketting
dambonite

as osmosis

afterward
the cicone


[tape]:

the stings

prismatic
stings &

the osprey
stings &
osprey my
sorrow as

mackerel
break
quiet
cataract

parchment
tortoise
& wattles

parchment

wattles


SÉAMAS
CAIN :

stilt pine

pine stilt

pine cicala

the scrum

the cocard

& sorrel


[tape]:

rabble
carp
carp
twisted
shell

jennet
& skull
~ turn
skull
skull

logarithms
in cement
logarithms
evaporate
& rubber
my fire

but not
blackberry
blackbird


SÉAMAS
CAIN :

hucklebone
rubbacrock
my ossuary
the priscan
men the
coccolith
soriferous
men or my
whisket in
stinkwood
stinkwood