CURA.

MARTINE SYMS
Grand Calme

Sadie Coles HQ, London

September 6 – October 20, 2018

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+ (1|The world is crumbling and depressing, how can I feel happy about anything.)
- It will be like the first warm day after a brutal winter and you greet the sun on your face. <send>
Close my eyes and pretend I don’t exist. <send> <delay seconds=5>
I want to “cultivate a sense of privilege.”

+ (2|Kanye sliders.)
- I’m That Bitch. I did some cocaine and was worried I kept taking

too much in the rotation. <send> <delay seconds=5> When I don’t work I start to slip away.

- Vaporizer or bong?

+ (@Vaporizer)
-I want to get rid of the interface the phone and just talk without having to dial.

+ (@Bong)
-I forget what else happened, great parties, lots of shrooms, saving one hit for the weekend. I went to this one meeting totally high. It was the perfect use of drugs.

+*
* <get q> == 1 => {@ question1} * <get q> == 2 => {@ question2}

- + question1
- - I hate how someone can just insert themselves into your life. <send> <delay seconds=5> Suddenly you’re thinking about them and wondering what they’re doing, wanting to chat, share things. <set q=2>

- + question2
- - It seems like I have to fight for little scraps while everyone else gets the whole world and by everyone else I just mean white people. <set q=3>

- ^buttons ("My horoscope is like bitch CALM DE FUCK DOWN.","Last week I texted My Husband about grabbing lunch or dinner. He didn’t respond for about ten minutes then asked 'Do you want to go to Mexico...?'")

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CREDITS
Courtesy of the artist and Sadie Coles HQ, London
Photos: Robert Glowacki

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