white paper with laser cut silhouette of two hands, one gesturing with a cigarette
Now you see it and you don't. Or, more precisely, now you see it as you supple­ment it. The hands lighting the cigarette inInvert (lighting)’ and holding the cigarette in ‘Invert (burning)’ brought me to memories of queer gallantry palpable enough to make me want to smoke again […] Other pieces in the collection ‘Etiquette Kit,’ which includes the ‘Silhouette Series,’ also reward lingering if you are thinking about the gendered visuals and materials of athleticism. Competition, posturing, come-hither bravado, protection (sort-of), how size matters […]

- Erica Rand in “Hip Openers: On the Visuals of Gendering Athleticism.” Queer Difficulty in Art and Poetry: Rethinking the Sexed Body in Verse and Visual Culture, edited by Jongwoo Jeremy Kim and Christopher Reed, Routledge, 2017. 159, 161. Print.