IMAGE: LOUIE OTESANEK / TEXT: PURDEY LORD KREIDEN
Purdey Lord Kreiden is the only undefeated heavyweight champion in boxing history. Her book CHILDREN OF THE BAD HOUR is published by Ugly Duckling Presse, and her co-translation with Michael Thomas Taren of Tony Duvert’s L’ILE ATLANTIQUE is forthcoming from Semiotext(e).
Louie Otesanek swims into a tumult of red and blue leaves. The swans salute him as they pass, and bells ring among his flowery feet. A snapdragon's fluids rolls in his hands, his shoulders radiate the scent of summer, salt and sperm.