Dividual Notes, The Red Mattress, 2018, gesso and chalk on canvas

The Red Mattress

We put the mattress on the floor, a big red mattress shucked off our parents’ bed and dragged into the living room. We lay it in place, getting in each other’s way, pulling it this way and that until, more by chance, it falls into position, one end by the couch, which makes a good…