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Ella Bowler and Aoife McGrath

INTIMATE, Ella Bowler and Aoife McGrath

INTIMATE, Ella Bowler and Aoife McGrathIntimate
Ella Bowler and Aoife McGrath


38 pages
157 x 210mm
ISBN Not Available



“Don’t be afraid of the clocks, they are our time, the time has been so generous to us. We imprinted time with the sweet taste of victory. We conquered fate by meeting at a certain time in a certain space. We are a product of the time, therefore we give back credit where it is due: time. We are synchronised, now forever. I love you.” –  Félix González Torres on Untitled (Perfect Lovers)

In Foucault’s Of Other Spaces: Utopias and Heterotopias he discusses how space is not just; we do not land into fully formed homes, cultures and environments; space is curated through time, intervention and historicity. 

The object of INTIMATE was to engage with queer intimacy and lack thereof. Through interview and candid photography, INTIMATE aims to deconstruct the ‘objective queerness’; framing queer space outside of whitewashing, body conformity and oversexualisation. 

This project is made up of eight interviews and nine people, interviewed with twenty curated questions, photographed in synchronicity. Accessing queer intimacy through language, body and location.

About the Artists
Ella Bowler is a London-based Irish artist and writer, specialising in the exploration of queer space. Working on a MRes Art: Theory and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins. Project-based and freelance.

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