Greater Grave documents late-stage capitalism’s propensity for decay in relation to the body, intimacy, and memory. The discontinuities between bodily experience, the rhetoric of self-empowerment, and institutional notions of visibility drive the urgency behind these examinations. Fractured language emerges from confrontations with intergenerational pain, ethnicity, queerness, disassociation, and unbelonging. Greater Grave’s poetic account of a queer (non)corporeality questions the coded, expected narrative of linear, expansive “growth”—keeping in mind Anna Tsing’s writing on Life in Capitalist Ruins: “Progress is embedded, too, in widely accepted assumptions about what it means to be human. . . The story of decline offers no leftovers, no excess, nothing that escapes progress. Progress still controls us even in tales of ruination.”​​​


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