Identification Please. August 2002


Imagine, and identify yourself. This issue of TANK reported from the frontlines of ordinary life, containing more than two dozen sub-300 word short stories – anecdotes, aphorisms and agitations – from an international cast of contributors.

  • Philosopher John Gray makes the case for a future without progress

  • Simon Coates borrows UV techniques from dermatologists to shoot invisible skin

  • Maziar Bahari chronicles murder on the streets of Mashad

  • Plus, Therese Stowell puts personal organisation software to poetic ends, Louis Décamps captures the weird exuberance of a summer retreat and avant-garde evangelist Rev. Ethan Acres wants to become an angel