Tessa Cheek is a Philosophy major at Grinnell College. She was born in Denver but raised in the dry town of Colorado Springs—in a pinch, she can change a car’s tire but not a bike’s.
Articles by Tessa Cheek:
« CIVILIZED » - like beautiful, pastel river stones - a cantaloupe-borne listeria outbreak - shoot blind - beautiful and strange and beautiful - Velcro-buckled shoes - Skyping with yourself - The Budget Host
the promise of Eden - visual theology - large-format photographs - white-on-white salvation - less color, less clutter, less stuff - hinges on nothing less material than taste - the word ‘house’ for the physical container of a single-family unit - perversely modeled after a billboard - the end of history
LA TIERRA MAS AJENA - someone or other has been teaching you Spanish - the University of Buenos Aires - ‘otherworldly’ and even ‘la-la-land’ - « no, just the same girl in different places » - Flora knew what Alejandra could only imagine - that most abstract appendage - the trees place the leaves
giants developed the West - brand new tribes of homeless programmers - evangelical mega-institutions - follow the links back - an aunt’s arm’s length - you knelt there and harvested stones - non-polluting industries - the comings and goings of missiles - yours, the emptiest room - the thing we mistake for beauty, over and over again