Dwelling on the minute details that support our lives, the animal companions we inhabit them with, weather overhead & passing between our bodies, *The Unexpected* contemplates the mood of love alive in the ordinary stuff of ourselves. Drifting aimlessly across vast expanses of white page, from one momentary residence to another, this book salutes each visitor on its passage, and leaves.
Joshua Thorpe is an artist and writer. His text-based installations (and works in traditional media) have appeared in various galleries and institutions, and he is the author of Dan Graham Pavilions: A Guide (Art Metropole) and A Dog at Sea, (Beaucagearts Press).
Emily Smit-Dicks is a costumer, designer, and artist working in fabric, collage, sculpture, and illustration. The Unexpected is her first publication.