Worms by Danai Simou

Danai Simou is an artist based in Athens, Greece. From 2008 until 2017  she has been working on her ongoing project WORMS. It is a study on how inflictive memories can affect the present time. A research on sexuality, the human body, Simou’s fears and desires, either through the use her own body or her close surroundings. Shot from the time she was seventeen years old until now. Simou has used DSLR, mirrorless, compact cameras and smartphones.

Nights melted down
By the light of dawn
Hands worn down
From digging in
The depths
Of arid land
Spirit’s ground
I keep hold of
Worms of unavailing recollection
Inside polished coffins
Sucking out
And they repay