Max Tristan Watkins
MAX TRISTAN WATKINS is an artist and writer raised in Canterbury. His practice employs text and image in order to gesture towards injury, childhood, disaster, and homosocial desire. Quotation – both visual and textual – is an important tenet of his work, with the commedia dell’arte, MGM dance movies, and Blue Peter being of recent interest. The Proud Cut protagonist functions as a proxy for a suspended injured child, namely a baroque castrato, who vocalises an autobiographical phantom.