“The thing about that kind of punk is that it is expansive & it expands you, sometimes in glorious ways… whatever way I took the lesson, punk was disciplining me in the epic trade of survival by any means necessary…”

An essay on falling in love with your teachers, following them home from school, and the emancipatory potential of DIY culture.

‘Hallelujah!’ — Shola von Reinhold

Jordan/Martin Hell is a black trans (2s) artist, writer, & researcher. He is the author of ‘CONSTANT VIOLINS’ (Arcadia Missa, 2022) as well as many other speculative novellas, hybrid genre, & critical texts in the CV universe. His writing on art, etc. & interviews have appeared in 032c, Real Review, Mousse Magazine, & others.