Author Archives: charlottejane2002

About charlottejane2002

Author of 'P is for Prostitution', 'The Bloody Sacrifice' and co-editor of 'A Contemporary Western Book of the Dead' which are all published by Mandrake of Oxford. Italian publisher Roberto Migliussi has recently released 'The Sky is a Gateway, Not a Ceiling', a book of Charlotte's collected essays printed alongside images of his own art work. Charlotte is also an artist who creates spiritually directed art works from road kill and found objects. She has had her written work printed in anthologies and various magazines and on line publications and has given presentations at many events and institutions including Edinburgh University and Brooklyn's 'Museum of Morbid Anatomy'. Her art work has been exhibited widely including at London's Chelsea Gallery and The Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institute, and is soon to be shown in New York.

Alice: The Fall, The Paparazzi, and The Transluscent Rabbit Hole.

Several years ago I compared participation in an art exhibition to a shamanic, initiatory descent. Well I’m presently free-falling in a very non spiritual way and with only two weeks until my exhibition, I’m tettering over various precipices of anxiety, … Continue reading

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In Praise of Future Spontaneity.

An old friend from my drug using days in New Zealand, died recently. I hadn’t seen him for many years and aside from sadness at his death I also felt an internal disquiet, as he was yet another of my … Continue reading

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CROSSROADS AT TWILIGHT

I’ve been working a lot lately so haven’t been writing. There doesn’t seem to be anything to say. Ironic really as I’ve been in a dark hole, a transit space waiting for the world to light up and everything make … Continue reading

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Beauty School Rehab

I staggered off a plane in Hong Kong when I was twenty five years old, clutching the empty litre bottle of opium tincture (90% alcohol/10% opium) that I had needed to get me through the 20 hour journey. Admittedly I’d … Continue reading

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Pattern Making and Shape Shifting

At the beginning of this year I had six weeks off work and was able to immerse myself in the finishing of a writing project and my art. My creative regime tends to be skittish and hyperkinetic. An ideal day … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning To Music

I started off today with memories of my parents swimming pool in Singapore, fifteen years ago. Every weekend morning we would meet there, friends and family, the self termed ‘Rejects Club’. Cliff would join us after his morning constitutional which … Continue reading

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Meat and Marrow

People tend to be surprised that someone like myself, who makes art with bones and roadkill, is a vegetarian. I believe that vegetarianism is a perfect accompaniment to the way I create, as working with the dead forges empathy and a … Continue reading

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