Chandra Melting Tallow
Chandra Melting Tallow is an interdisciplinary artist, filmmaker, writer and music producer of mixed ancestry from the Siksika Nation. Their practice confronts the ghosts of intergenerational trauma and their relationship to the body through the lens of physical disability, utilizing humour and surrealism to subvert oppressive structures of power. Their practice encompasses experimental film, textile based installation, sound, and performance. They spearhead the solo music project Mourning Coup, a cult classic in the Indigenous lexicon of underground music. They have exhibited across North America. They are the author of Dear Horse Boy I Am Writing To You From Prison, a collection of short stories published by Haunted House Books.
Writers: Whess Harman, S F Ho, Chandra Melting Tallow, Reed H. Reed, James Albers and Tiziana La Melia
Editor: Kiel Torres
Design: Stephan Garneau
Printed by: TBD
Year Published: November 2021 (forthcoming)
Dimensions: 15.2 x 22.9 cm
Edition of: TBD
If a cover song re-interprets, rearranges, cites, edits, and pays homage to an original work performed by another artist, how can this form be applied to writing? In Covers, S F Ho, Chandra Melting Tallow, Whess Harman, Reed H Reed, Tiziana la Melia and James Albers embody the cover form in text and image to trace their references, relations, and obsessions.
Pre-orders only, to be distributed in late November.