The Company comprises a constellation of organs and entities as an artistic or fictive strategy in the investigation into the fragile history of a 17th century enslaved Angolan midwife at the Cape. Displacing any notion of wholeness or single-point-perspective the investigator, the artist, myself, has shifted the focus of work towards a plurality of parts and beings : the Wandering Womb, the Writing Hand, I the Ear, Spirit-Being, Remington typewriter, Emissary to the Past and a Preternaturalist. In the Lost Volumes, a narration within the project, it is the company that writes. In the Fieldguides it is Orlando Preternaturalist who is the mouthpiece.

Lost Volumes

Sixty stories will make up a set of Volumes, twelve in all. Lost Volumes, scattered…

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